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concave

adjective uk   /ˈkɒŋ.keɪv/ us    /ˈkɑːn-/
curving in: a concave lens
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concavity
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌkɒnˈkæv.ɪ.ti/ us    /ˌkɑːn.kæv.ə.t̬i/
Translations of “concave”
in Spanish cóncavo…
in French concave…
in German konkav…
in Chinese (Traditional) 凹的,凹面的…
in Russian вогнутый…
in Turkish içbükey, içioyuk, çukur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 凹的,凹面的…
in Polish wklęsły…
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