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concave

 [kon´kāv]
rounded and somewhat depressed or hollowed out.

con·cave

(kon-kāv'),
Having a depressed or hollowed surface.
[L. concavus, arched or vaulted]

concave

/con·cave/ (kon-kāv´) rounded and somewhat depressed or hollowed out.

concave

Etymology: L, concavare, to make hollow
curved like the interior of an arched circle. Compare convex.

con·cave

(kon'kāv)
Having a depressed or hollowed surface.
[L. concavus, arched or vaulted]

concave

hollowed or depressed surface

concave 

Pertaining to a surface shaped like the inside of a sphere. See diverging lens; concave mirror.

concave

rounded and somewhat depressed or hollowed out.

concave face
of the Golgi complex in the developing embryo is associated with maturing secretory vesicles.
concave shoe
a horseshoe with its inner edge thicker than the outer so that the surface touching the ground is slightly smaller than the surface in contact with the hoof.
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co), concave (cc), convex (cv), concave-convex (cc-cv) and convex-concave (cv-cc) (Fig.
The convex domes were distributed as rhombus form and the dimple concave were distributed as rectangle form on the tail of bodies of revolution.
While adult brains can assume that light comes from above when they have to judge whether shaded images are convex or concave, young children have to learn this ability, reports New Scientist.
Concave happens when molecules attract those of the container, as water in a glass.