convex hull

noun Mathematics.

the smallest convex set containing a given set; the intersection of all convex sets that contain a given set.

Nearby words

  1. convertible preferred stock,
  2. convertin,
  3. convertiplane,
  4. convertite,
  5. convex,
  6. convex lens,
  7. convex sole,
  8. convexity,
  9. convexo-,
  10. convexo-concave

Also called convex cover, convex span. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019