convexo-concave

convexo-concave

[kuhn-vek-soh-kon-keyv]
adjective
2.
Optics. pertaining to or noting a lens in which the convex face has a greater degree of curvature than the concave face.

Origin:
1685–95; convexo- + concave

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convexo-concave (kənˌvɛksəʊkɒnˈkeɪv)
 
adj
1.  having one side convex and the other side concave
2.  Compare concavo-convex (of a lens) having a convex face with greater curvature than the concave face

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convexo-concave con·vex·o-con·cave (kən-věk'sō-kən-kāv')
adj.

  1. Being convex on one side and concave on the other.

  2. Having greater curvature on the convex side than on the concave side. Used of a lens.

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