Concave


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Concave

Property that a curve is below a straight line connecting two end points. If the curve falls above the straight line, it is called convex.

Concave

Describing a curve segment whose ends fall below an arbitrarily set straight line. Concave properties are important to charting; for example, when tracking a stock market's performance, a dip in the chart with respect to the previous day's close followed by a rally going up to but not necessarily meeting that close may be described as a concave curve.
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Fitting the cylinder with filler plates was found to have a positive effect on wheat grain separation through the concave and also to reduce grain damage [6].
On physical examination, soft fluctuating fluid filled swelling was noticed on concave surface of pinna (Fig.
We chose an additive concave regularization because it does not require the strong irrepresentable condition, particularly when sample complexities are not sufficient [10].
Then, a proof is provided to demonstrate that price equilibrium is not guaranteed for every possible location of firms under convex/ concave strictly linear quadratic transportation costs.
The subject of the present study was to determine the effects of different beater and concave type threshers used in chickpea threshing on visible and invisible seed damage and the reflections of seed viability to growth and yield of chickpea sown in both autumn and spring under rainfed conditions.
Concave curvature of the LL profile was presented by 12 subjects: 10 household ambulators, 1 limited community ambulator, and 1 community ambulator.
By using the platforms, they have reduced their concave replacement times by 25%," Wanyo said.
Thus the (9) and (10) satisfies the conditions of log concave and log convex.
co), concave (cc), convex (cv), concave-convex (cc-cv) and convex-concave (cv-cc) (Fig.
The convex domes were distributed as rhombus form and the dimple concave were distributed as rectangle form on the tail of bodies of revolution.
While adult brains can assume that light comes from above when they have to judge whether shaded images are convex or concave, young children have to learn this ability, reports New Scientist.
Concave happens when molecules attract those of the container, as water in a glass.