Definition of Concave. Meaning of Concave. Synonyms of Concave
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Definition of Concave
ConcaveConcave Con"cave (k[o^][ng]*k[=a]*v" or k[o^]n"-; 277), a. [L.
concavus; con- + cavus hollow: cf. F. concave. See Cave a
1. Hollow and curved or rounded; vaulted; -- said of the
interior of a curved surface or line, as of the curve of
the of the inner surface of an eggshell, in opposition to
convex; as, a concave mirror; the concave arch of the
2. Hollow; void of contents. [R.]
As concave . . . as a worm-eaten nut. --Shak.
Concave Con"cave, n. [L. concavum.]
1. A hollow; an arched vault; a cavity; a recess.
Up to the fiery concave towering hight. --Milton.
2. (Mech.) A curved sheath or breasting for a revolving
cylinder or roll.
ConcaveConcave Con"cave, v. t. [imp. & p. p. concaved; p. pr. & vb.
To make hollow or concave.
Meaning of Concave from wikipedia
- Concave means curving
in or hollowed
inward, as opposed
to convex. Concave
function, the negative
of a convex function Concave
- mathematics, a concave function
is the negative
of a convex
function. A concave function
is also synonymously called concave
- A simple polygon
that is not convex
is called concave
, non-convex or reentrant. A concave polygon
have at least
one reflex interior
surface. The surface
may be either convex
(bulging outward) or concave
(recessed inward). Most curved mirrors
that are shaped
- lens with two concave surfaces
(or just concave
). If one of the surfaces
is flat, the lens is plano-convex or plano-concave depending
on an n-dimensional interval
is called convex
(or convex downward
upward) if the line segment between
any two points
on the graph
is a lithograph print
by the Dutch artist
M. C. Escher, first printed
1955. It depicts
an ornate architectural structure
- (self-intersecting), also called
crossed. Simple quadrilaterals
are either convex
. The interior angles
of a simple
(and planar) quadrilateral
ABCD add up...
to: Logarithmically concave function Logarithmically concave measure Logarithmically concave
- analysis, a non-negative function
f : Rn → R+ is logarithmically concave
for short) if its domain
is a convex
set, and if it satisfies
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