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Convex

CONVEX (Lat. convexus, carried round, rounded, from con-, with, and vehere, to carry), a term for the exterior side of a curved or rounded surface, as opposed to "concave" (Lat. con-, and cavus, hollow), the inner surface.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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