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  • n. Plural form of concavity.


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  • The reverse view turns the concavities of the title into convexities, countering them with horizontal concave planes.

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  • And my hero, Werner Herzog, is using 3-D to film prehistoric cave paintings in France, to better show off the concavities of the ancient caves.

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  • When he was satisfied that no damage had been done, he sat on the nearby sofa, studying Sverta†™ s vestigal nostril-slits and the smooth concavities where eyes might have grown.

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  • He was beautifully made, with long, graceful bones and flat muscles that flowed smoothly from the curves of chest and shoulder to the slight concavities of belly and thigh.

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  • The concavities they leave reflect incident radiation from side to side, and thus continue to grow.

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  • Sticking from the top of the skull like a piece of card, the sagittal crest seems to have been flanked by shallow concavities on the skull roof.

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  • The thing was a complex mess of bony laminae and concavities (termed fossae), few of which were symmetrical when you compared the two sides.

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  • In every detail – the distribution of concavities and foramina, the articulatory surfaces for other bones, the tooth shape, wear pattern and surface microstructure, the internal tooth structure (determined by CT scanning) – the specimen is indisputably dicynodont, and not matched by anything else.

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  • In MIWG. 7306, three large concavities (termed fossae) occupy most of the lateral surfaces, and these fossae themselves are subdivided into smaller fossae, with some of these subdivisions having further subdivisions.

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  • Firstly, the medial surface of the dentary possesses trough-like concavities that Fox et al. interpreted as areas for the articulation of post-dentary bones.

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