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CONCAVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does concave mean? 

CONCAVE (adjective)
  The adjective CONCAVE has 1 sense:

1. curving inward

  Familiarity information: CONCAVE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONCAVE (adjective)


Sense 1concave [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Curving inward

Similar:

acetabular; cotyloid; cotyloidal (of the cup-shaped socket that receives the head of the thigh bone)

urn-shaped (having a concave shape like an urn)

umbilicate (depressed like a naval)

saucer-shaped (having a concave shape like a saucer)

recessed (resembling an alcove)

planoconcave (flat on one side and concave on the other)

dish-shaped; dished (shaped like a dish)

depressed; indented (having the central portion lower than the margin)

cup-shaped; cupular; cupulate (shaped like (or supporting) a cupule)

cuplike (resembling the shape of a cup)

concavo-convex (concave on one side and convex on the other with the concavity being greater than the convexity)

bursiform; pouch-shaped; pouchlike; saclike (shaped like a pouch)

bowl-shaped (having a concave shape with an open top like a bowl)

boat-shaped (having a concave shape like a boat)

biconcave; concavo-concave (concave on both sides)

Also:

intrusive (thrusting inward)

Antonym:

convex (curving or bulging outward)


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