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Meaning of CONCAVITY

Pronunciation:  kân'kavitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the property possessed by a concave shape
  2. [n]  a shape that curves or bends inward
 

CONCAVITY is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: concave shape, concaveness, incurvation, incurvature
 
 See Also: bowl, configuration, conformation, contour, corner, cup, depression, form, fossa, hollowness, impression, imprint, indentation, indenture, niche, pit, pocket, recess, recession, scoop, shape, solid, trough

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*cav"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Concavities}. [L. concavitas:
cf. F. concavit['e]. See {Concave}.]
A concave surface, or the space bounded by it; the state of
being concave.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aduncity, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, armpit, basin, boss, bowl, bump, cavity, circularity, colophon, concameration, concave, convexity, convolution, crater, crookedness, crypt, cup, curvation, curvature, curving, curvity, dactylogram, dactylograph, debasement, decurvation, decurvature, de-escalation, degradation, demotion, dent, depression, descent, detrusion, diminution, dint, dip, ducking, embossment, excrescence, excurvation, excurvature, fingerprint, fold, follicle, footmark, footprint, footstep, fossil footprint, funnel chest, hauling down, hole, hollow, hollow shell, hollowness, hookedness, ichnite, ichnolite, impress, impression, imprint, incurvation, incurvature, incurvity, indent, indentation, indention, lacuna, lowering, lump, pad, paw print, pawmark, pimple, pit, pocket, print, pug, pugmark, punch bowl, recurvation, recurvature, recurvity, reduction, rondure, rotundity, sag, scoop, seal, shell, sigil, signet, sink, sinkage, sinkhole, sinking, sinuosity, sinuousness, sinus, socket, stamp, step, stud, submergence, thrusting under, thumbmark, thumbprint, tortuosity, tortuousness, trough, vaulting, vestige, vug
 

 

 

 

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