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biconvex

[bahy-kon-veks, bahy-kon-veks] /baɪˈkɒn vɛks, ˌbaɪ kɒnˈvɛks/
adjective
1.
convex on both sides, as a lens.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; bi-1 + convex
Related forms
biconvexity, noun
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Examples from the web for biconvex
  • The points are moderately thick and biconvex in cross section.
  • These points are flattened to slightly biconvex in cross section and finely chipped.
British Dictionary definitions for biconvex

biconvex

/baɪˈkɒnvɛks; ˌbaɪkɒnˈvɛks/
adjective
1.
(of a lens) having convex faces on both sides; convexo-convex
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biconvex in Medicine

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

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biconvex in Science
biconvex
  (bī'kŏn-věks')   
Convex on both sides or surfaces.
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