noun, plural con·cav·i·ties for 2.
Origin of concavity
Examples from the Web for concavity
Historical Examples of concavity
The shell was slightly concave, the concavity turned to the front.The Scalp Hunters
And otherwise unlike a volcanic crater is the concavity itself.The Lone Ranche
Captain Mayne Reid
It is circular, and is placed on the concavity of the ventral flexure.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1
Francis Maitland Balfour
Petals numerous, small, 1-lipped, the concavity near the base.
Three, however, had had their concavity partly whittled flat.Mohave Pottery
Alfred L. Kroeber
noun plural -ties
c.1400, from Old French concavité "hollow, concavity" (14c.) or directly from Latin concavitatem (nominative concavitas), from Latin concavus "hollow" (see concave).