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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] convexus, arched

Pronunciation

Adjective

convex (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
convex

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl
  2. (mathematics) (not comparable) (Of a set of points) such that for any two points in the set, every point between those two points is also in the set
  3. (analysis) (not comparable) (of a real-valued function on the reals) such that the value at any point, is no larger than the interpolated value thereat, based on the values at any two points between which the first point is contained

Antonyms

Translations

curved or cowed

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