biconvex

[ bahy-kon-veks, bahy-kon-veks ]
/ baɪˈkɒn vɛks, ˌbaɪ kɒnˈvɛks /

adjective

convex on both sides, as a lens.

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Origin of biconvex

First recorded in 1840–50; bi-1 + convex

OTHER WORDS FROM biconvex

bi·con·vex·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for biconvex

biconvex
/ (baɪˈkɒnvɛks, ˌbaɪkɒnˈvɛks) /

adjective

(of a lens) having convex faces on both sides; convexo-convex
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Medical definitions for biconvex

biconvex
[ bī′kŏn-vĕks, bī-kŏnvĕks′ ]

adj.

Convex on both sides or surfaces.
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Scientific definitions for biconvex

biconvex
[ bī′kŏn-vĕks ]

Convex on both sides or surfaces.
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