[kuh n-vur-tuh-pleyn] /kənˈvɜr təˌpleɪn/
an capable of both vertical flight like a helicopter and fast, forward speed like a conventional airplane.
an aircraft that can land and take off vertically by temporarily directing its propulsive thrust downwards
[kon-ver-tahyt] /ˈkɒn vərˌtaɪt/ noun, Archaic. 1. a . 2. a reformed prostitute. /ˈkɒnvəˌtaɪt/ noun 1. (archaic) a convert, esp a reformed prostitute
[kuh n-vur-ter] /kənˈvɜr tər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. Electricity. a device that converts alternating current to direct current or vice versa. Compare , . 3. Metallurgy. a chamber or vessel through which an oxidizing blast of air is forced, as in making steel by the Bessemer process. 4. Television. (def […]
[adjective kon-veks, kuh n-; noun kon-veks] /adjective kɒnˈvɛks, kən-; noun ˈkɒn vɛks/ adjective 1. having a surface that is curved or rounded outward. Compare (def 1). 2. Mathematics. noun 3. a convex surface, part, or thing. /ˈkɒnvɛks; kɒnˈvɛks/ adjective 1. curving or bulging outwards 2. (physics) having one or two surfaces curved or ground in […]
- Convex computer corporation
company A mini-super-computer manufacturer. Address: Richardson, Texas, USA. (1995-03-01)