# convex

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Related to convex: Convex function, Convex set, Convex hull, Convex optimization

## convex

**1.**

*Physics*having one or two surfaces curved or ground in the shape of a section of the exterior of a sphere, paraboloid, ellipsoid, etc.

**2.**

*Maths*(of a polygon) containing no interior angle greater than 180°

## convex

(kon-**veks**,

**kon**-veks) Bulging outward. A convex mirror diverges light. A biconvex or planoconvex lens, fatter in the center than at the edges, has a converging action.

## Convex

## convex

[′kän‚veks] (science and technology)

Having a curved form which bulges outward, resembling the exterior of a sphere or cylinder or a section of these bodies.

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