[bahy-kon-veks, bahy-kon-veks]
convex on both sides, as a lens.

1840–50; bi-1 + convex

biconvexity, noun Unabridged
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biconvex (baɪˈkɒnvɛks, ˌbaɪkɒnˈvɛks)
(of a lens) having convex faces on both sides; convexo-convex

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biconvex bi·con·vex (bī'kŏn-věks', bī-kŏn'věks')
Convex on both sides or surfaces.

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biconvex   (bī'kŏn-věks')  Pronunciation Key 
Convex on both sides or surfaces.
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Example sentences
The points are moderately thick and biconvex in cross section.
These points are flattened to slightly biconvex in cross section and finely chipped.
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