Concavity

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Concavity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ concavity
concavity
depression
dip
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hollow
hollow
hollowness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ indentation
indentation
intaglio
cavity
dent
dint
dimple
follicle
pit
sinus
alveolus
lacuna
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ excavation
excavation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ trough
trough
&c.(furrow) 259
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ honeycomb
honeycomb
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ cup
cup
basin
crater
punch bowl
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ cell
cell
&c.(receptacle) 191
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ socket
socket
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ valley
valley
vale
dale
dell
dingle
combe
bottom
slade
strath
glade
grove
glen
cave
cavern
cove
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ grot
grot
grotto
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ alcove
alcove
cul-de-sac
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ gully
gully
&c. 198
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ arch
arch
&c.(curve) 245
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ bay
bay
&c.(of the sea) 343
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ excavator
excavator
sapper
miner
PARAG:Concavity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be concave
be concave
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ retire
retire
cave in
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ render concave
render concave
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ depress
depress
hollow
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ scoop
scoop
scoop out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ gouge
gouge
dig
delve
excavate
dent
dint
mine
sap
undermine
burrow
tunnel
stave in
PARAG:Concavity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ depressed
depressed
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ alveolate
alveolate
calathiform
cup-shaped
dishing
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ favaginous
favaginous
faveolate
favose
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ scyphiform
scyphiform
scyphose
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ concave
concave
hollow
stove in
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ retiring
retiring
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ retreating
retreating
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ cavernous
cavernous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ porous
porous
&c.(with holes) 260
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ infundibul
infundibul
infundibular
infundibuliform
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ funnel shaped
funnel shaped
bell shaped
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ campaniform
campaniform
capsular
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ vaulted
vaulted
arched

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • concavity — c.1400, from O.Fr. concavité hollow, concavity (14c.) or directly from L. concavitatem (nom. concavitas), from L. concavus hollow (see CONCAVE (Cf. concave)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Concavity — Con*cav i*ty, n.; pl. {Concavities}. [L. concavitas: cf. F. concavit[ e]. See {Concave}.] A concave surface, or the space bounded by it; the state of being concave. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concavity — [kän kav′ə tē, kənkav′ə tē] n. [ME & OFr concavite < LL concavitas] 1. the quality or condition of being concave 2. pl. concavities a concave surface, line, etc …   English World dictionary

  • concavity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Shape like the inside of a sphere or circle Nouns 1. concavity, depression, dip, hollow, indentation, cavity, hole, dent, dint, dimple, follicle, pit, sinus alveolus; excavation, crater, pocket; trough,… …   English dictionary for students

  • concavity — įgaubtumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. concavity vok. Konkavität, f rus. вогнутость, f pranc. concavité, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • concavity — concave ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having an outline or surface that curves inwards like the interior of a sphere. Compare with CONVEX(Cf. ↑convexly). DERIVATIVES concavity noun. ORIGIN Latin concavus, from cavus hollow …   English terms dictionary

  • concavity — noun (plural ties) Date: 15th century 1. a concave line, surface, or space ; hollow 2. the quality or state of being concave …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • concavity — /kon kav i tee/, n., pl. concavities for 2. 1. the state or quality of being concave. 2. a concave surface or thing; cavity. [1350 1400; ME concavite < LL concavitat (s. of concavitas). See CON , CAVE, ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • concavity — noun a) The state of being concave b) A concave structure or surface Ant: convexity …   Wiktionary

  • concavity — A hollow or depression, with more or less evenly curved sides, on any surface. * * * con·cav·i·ty kän kav ət ē n, pl ties 1) a concave surface or space 2) the quality or state of being concave * * * con·cav·i·ty (kon kavґĭ te) [con + cavity] …   Medical dictionary

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