Associations to the word «Concave»


CONCAVE, adjective. Curved like the inner surface of a sphere or bowl
CONCAVE, adjective. (geometry) (not comparable) (of a polygon) not convex; having at least one internal angle greater than 180 degrees..
CONCAVE, adjective. (functional analysis) (not comparable) (of a real-valued function on the reals) satisfying the property that all segments connecting two points on the function's graph lie below the function.
CONCAVE, adjective. Hollow; empty
CONCAVE, noun. A concave surface or curve.
CONCAVE, noun. The vault of the sky.
CONCAVE, noun. One of the celestial spheres of the Ptolemaic or geocentric model of the world.
CONCAVE, noun. (industry) An element of a curved grid used to separate desirable material from tailings or chaff in mining and harvesting.
CONCAVE, noun. (surfing) An indentation running along the base of a surfboard, intended to increase lift.
CONCAVE, noun. (skateboarding) An indented area on the top of a skateboard, providing a position for foot placement and increasing board strength.
CONCAVE, verb. To render concave, or increase the degree of concavity.
CONCAVE FUNCTION, noun. (computer science) The negative of the convex function.
CONCAVE FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of concave function

Dictionary definition

CONCAVE, adjective. Curving inward.

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