[kuh n-vek-soh-kon-keyv] /kənˈvɛk soʊ kɒnˈkeɪv/
Optics. pertaining to or noting a lens in which the convex face has a greater degree of curvature than the face.
having one side convex and the other side concave
(of a lens) having a convex face with greater curvature than the concave face Compare concavo-convex (sense 2)
convexo-concave con·vex·o-con·cave (kən-věk’sō-kən-kāv’)
1. a combining form representing convex, in compound words: convexo-concave.
[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 lens
convex lens n. A lens having at least one surface that curves outward like the exterior of a sphere.
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