Definitions for convexness
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
con•vexkɒnˈvɛks, kən-; ˈkɒn vɛks(adj.; n.)
curved or rounded outward like the outside of a circle or sphere.
Ref: Compare concave (def. 1). 1
(of a polygon) having all interior angles less than or equal to 180°.
(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)”
the property possessed by a convex shape
The state or quality of being convex.
the state of being convex; convexity