Definition of convexity in US English:

convexity

noun

  • See convex

    • ‘In addition to curve degree, physicians should describe curves as ‘right’ or ‘left,’ based on their curve convexity.’
    • ‘In the present model, on the contrary, the rotating angle of the generating curve is standardized by the rate of enlargement of the curve, so as to define the convexity of the shell.’
    • ‘Narrow, smooth longitudinal ridges are visible on both sides of a wide, more or less elevated central convexity with a rather irregular surface.’
    • ‘The stronger the convexity of the basic curve of the rotating body of the element, the higher the critical interlocking force.’
    • ‘Some of the variation evident on the extant pins, such as the degree of concavity / convexity of head tops and the presence, size, and definition of shoulder elements, may lend itself to analysis given an appropriate size sample.’

Pronunciation

convexity

/känˈveksədē//kɑnˈvɛksədi/