Definition of convexo-concave in English:

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Pronunciation: /kənˌvɛksəʊkɒnˈkeɪv/


(Of a lens) convex on one side and concave on the other and thickest in the centre.
Example sentences
  • The steady-state profile is convexo-concave, and the convexity has a width corresponding exactly to the area where the first term is dominant.
  • A pad member 15 is securely attached to a concave side 13 of the convexo-concave member 11 and is made of absorbent cotton material.
  • The Björk-Shiley convexo-concave prosthetic valve was introduced in 1979.
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