how to pronounce convex


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convex is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of convex in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… right right okay right a convex lens …”

meanings of convex


  1. Having no internal angles greater than 180 degrees.
  2. Curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl or sphere or circle.
  3. Arranged such that for any two points in the set, a straight line between the two points is contained within the set.
  4. Having an epigraph which is a convex set.


  1. Any convex body or surface.

convex frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word convex occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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