concave shape

concave shape
a shape that curves or bends inward
Syn: ↑concavity, ↑incurvation, ↑incurvature
Derivationally related forms: ↑incurvate (for: ↑incurvation), ↑concave (for: ↑concavity)
Hypernyms: ↑solid
dome, ↑pit, ↑fossa, ↑recess, ↑recession, ↑niche, ↑corner, ↑bowl, ↑trough, ↑scoop, ↑pocket, ↑depression, ↑impression, ↑imprint, ↑cup, ↑indentation, ↑indenture

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