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 Meanings and Examples of CONCAVE
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concave
 a.  hollow; curved like inner surface of sphere
Classic Sentence:
1  In the middle of the concave side, there is a groove twelve inches deep, in which the extremities of the axle are lodged, and turned round as there is occasion.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER III.
2  You will perceive, Watson, that the glasses are concave and of unusual strength.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
3  The centre of the English army, rather concave, very dense, and very compact, was strongly posted.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—FOUR O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON
4  Suddenly I noticed that the circular westward outline of the sun had changed; that a concavity, a bay, had appeared in the curve.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In XI
Example Sentence:
1  The back-packers found partial shelter from the storm by huddling against the concave wall of the cliff.