Synonyms for Convex:


convex (adjective)
bulging, arched, raised, curved, rounded.
curved (adjective)
bent, rounded.
rounded, curving outward (adjective)
bent, gibbous, arched, raised, bulging, biconvex.


convex (noun)
bulging, hogged, convexo-convex, gibbose, planoconvex, umbellike, broken-backed, umbelate, convexo-concave, lenticular, gibbous, lentiform, bell-shaped, biconvex.

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Other relevant words:
biconvex, gibbose, bell-shaped, clean, aerodynamic, chunky, convexo-concave, angular, umbellike, lentiform, umbelate, convexo-convex, lenticular, asymmetrical, closed, hogged, bent, planoconvex, concentric, gibbous, broken-backed.

Usage examples for convex

  1. It struck me that this lake had been produced by the beaver- dams; and on our proceeding downwards towards what appeared to be its outlet, we found what had the appearance of being a long bank, of a convex form, stretched directly across the stream. – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. As I have already stated, the convex side of the bark was towards the blaze, and the pan containing the torch being placed close into the screen, none of the light could possibly fall upon the forms of those within the canoe. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  3. In using it they do not strike with the convex side, but with the concave one, and strive to hook in their antagonists so as to have them under their blows. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench