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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Curved or rounded outward on both sides.

Usage examples (13)
  • A lentil bean is biconvex in shape.
  • Grain is narrow, obovoid, biconvex, with two grooves on the anterior side and with a long embryo.
  • Where two toes overlap, it will be observed that there is a deeper shadow, like the section of a biconvex lens.
  • The form in most general use is that known as the Abbé (Fig. 47) and consists of a plano-convex lens mounted above a biconvex lens. for more
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