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convex

con·vex

convex

 
 
pronunciation:
kan veks [or] kan veks
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: having a surface or outer edge that curves outward like the outside of a ball. (Cf. concave.)
synonyms:
bulging, protuberant, rounded
antonyms:
concave
similar words:
arched, gibbous, round
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derivation: convexly (adv.)