convexed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

convex +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

convexed (comparative more convexed, superlative most convexed)

  1. Made convex; protuberant in a spherical form.
    • 1650, Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica: [], 2nd edition, London: [] A. Miller, for Edw[ard] Dod and Nath[aniel] Ekins, [], OCLC 152706203:
      Notwithstanding, to speak strictly, in their natural figure they are straight, nor have their spine convexed, or more considerably embowed, than sharks, porpoises, whales []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for convexed in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)