concavo-convex definition

  • adjective:
    • Concave using one side and convex on the other.
    • Having greater curvature on concave side than on convex part. Applied of a lens.
    • having one part concave and also the other convex
    • Concave using one side and convex on the other side, as an eggshell or a crescent.
    • especially, having such a variety of concave and convex sides since helps make the focal axis the shortest range between them. See Illust. under Lens.
    • concave on a single side and convex on the other with all the concavity becoming more than the convexity
  • others:
    • Concave using one part and convex on the other. A concavo-convex lens is a lens where the convex face features a smaller curvature as compared to concave face, so your previous tends constantly from the latter. See convex.

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