- a concave surface, part, line, or thing.
- Machinery. a concave piece, as one against which a drum rotates.
- to make concave.
Origin of concave
Related Words for concavedswerve, veer, bulge, buckle, spiral, crumple, twist, bend, coil, curl, skew, loop, unearth, search, shovel, drill, dredge, discover, penetrate, exhume
Examples from the Web for concaved
Historical Examples of concaved
This is clearly shown in Fig. 21, where the pipe D ejects the stream of steam against the concaved blades E.Motors
James Slough Zerbe
The first shaded figure, therefore, represents a concaved surface, and the second figure a convex surface.Carpentry for Boys
J. S. Zerbe
The flukes are broad, concaved on the rear margin, and deeply notched.Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic
- curving inwards
- physics having one or two surfaces curved or ground in the shape of a section of the interior of a sphere, paraboloid, etca concave lens
- maths (of a polygon) containing an interior angle greater than 180°
- an obsolete word for hollow
- (tr) to make concave
Word Origin for concave
- Curved like the inner surface of a sphere.
- A concave surface, structure, or line.
- Curved inward, like the inside of a circle or sphere.