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1. Physics having one or two surfaces curved or ground in the shape of a section of the interior of a sphere, paraboloid, etc.
2. Maths (of a polygon) containing an interior angle greater than 180°
concave(kong-kayv , kong -kayv) Curving inward. A concave mirror converges light. A biconcave or planoconcave lens, thinner in the middle than at the edges, has a diverging action.
(science and technology)
Having a curved form which bulges inward resembling the interior of a sphere or cylinder or a section of these bodies.