# convex

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## convex

[kon´veks]having a rounded, somewhat elevated surface.

## con·vex

(kon'veks, kŏn-veks'),Applied to a surface that is evenly curved outward, the segment of a sphere.

[L.

*convexus,*vaulted, arched, convex, fr.*con-**veho,*to bring together]## convex

/con·vex/ (kon´veks) having a rounded, somewhat elevated surface.convex´ity## convex

Etymology: L,

*convextus,*vaultedhaving a surface that curves outward. Compare concave.

## con·vex

(kon-veks')Applied to a surface that is evenly curved outward, as the segment of a sphere.

[L.

*convexus,*vaulted, arched, convex, fr.*con-veho,*to bring together]## convex

a surface that curves evenly outward## convex

## con·vex

(kon'veks)Denotes surface evenly curved outward, segment of a sphere.

[L.

*convexus,*vaulted, arched, convex, fr.*con-veho,*to bring together]## convex (konveks´),

*adj*having a surface that curves outward.

## convex

having a rounded, somewhat elevated surface.

**convex face**

see cis face.

**convex sole**

see dropped sole.

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