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English noun: concavity

1. concavity (shape) a shape that curves or bends inward

Synonymsconcave shape, incurvation, incurvature

Broader (hypernym)solid

Narrower (hyponym)bowl, corner, cup, depression, dome, fossa, impression, imprint, indentation, indenture, niche, pit, pocket, recess, recession, scoop, trough

2. concavity (attribute) the property possessed by a concave shape


Broader (hypernym)configuration, conformation, contour, form, shape

Narrower (hyponym)hollowness

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