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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Convexity  \Con*vex"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Convexities}.  [L.  convexitas: 
  cf  F.  convexit['e].] 
  The  state  of  being  convex;  the  exterior  surface  of  a  convex 
  body;  roundness. 
 
  A  smooth,  uniform  convexity  and  rotundity  of  a  globe. 
  --Bentley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  convexity 
  n  1:  the  property  possessed  by  a  convex  shape  [syn:  {convexness}] 
  2:  a  shape  that  curves  or  bulges  outward  [syn:  {convex  shape}] 




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