What does the word convex mean?

Usage examples for convex

  1. If the bulb starts to collapse at any time, it must be immediately blown enough to regain its convex surface, before the shrinking proceeds further. – Laboratory Manual of Glass-Blowing by Francis C. Frary
  2. The convex side, that which had lain towards the tree, was now blackened with pulverized charcoal, which Norman had directed Basil to prepare for the purpose; and to the bark at one end was fastened a stake or shaft. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  3. Madeleine had a passing glimpse of herself as though in a convex mirror, distorted but recognizable. – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield

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