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concave

con·cave

concave

 
pronunciation:
kan keIv [or] kan keIv
part of speech: adjective
definition: curved inward like the inside of a bowl. (Cf. convex.)
I made a concave shape with my hands and scooped up some water.
antonyms:
convex
similar words:
hollow
derivations: concavely (adv.), concaveness (n.)