Definitions for convexness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•vexkɒnˈvɛks, kən-; ˈkɒn vɛks(adj.; n.)

  1. curved or rounded outward like the outside of a circle or sphere.

    Ref: Compare concave (def. 1). 1

  2. (of a polygon) having all interior angles less than or equal to 180°.

    Category: Math

  3. (n.)a convex surface, part, line, or thing.

Origin of convex:

1565–75; < L convexus=con-con - +-vexus, perh. <*wek-sos, der. of base of vehere to carry, bring, if orig. sense was “brought together (to a point)”


Princeton's WordNet

  1. convexity, convexness(noun)

    the property possessed by a convex shape


  1. convexness(Noun)

    The state or quality of being convex.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Convexness(noun)

    the state of being convex; convexity


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