# Convex vs Chest - What's the difference?

convex | chest |

## As nouns the difference between convex and chest

is that convex is any convex body or surface while chest is a box, now usually a large strong box with a secure convex lid or chest can be debate; quarrel; strife; enmity.

is curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl or sphere or circle.

## As a verb chest is

to hit with one's chest (front of one's body).

# convex

## English

• curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl or sphere or circle
• * Whewell
• Drops of water naturally form themselves into figures with a convex surface.
• (mathematics, not comparable, of a set) arranged such that for any two points in the set, a straight line between the two points is contained within the set.
• (geometry, not comparable, of a polygon) having no internal angles greater than 180 degrees.
• (functional analysis, not comparable, of a real-valued function on the reals) having an epigraph which is a convex set.

* concave

#### Derived terms

* convex combination * convex set

### Noun

(es)
• Any convex body or surface.
• * Tickell
• Half heaven's convex glitters with the flame.

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# chest

## English

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### Etymology 1

From (etyl) cheste, chiste, from (etyl) .

#### Alternative forms

* (l) (obsolete)

#### Noun

(en noun)
• A box, now usually a large strong box with a secure convex lid.
• :
• *
• *:But then I had the [massive] flintlock by me for protection. ¶.
• (lb) A coffin.
• The place in which public money is kept; a treasury.
• :
• A chest of drawers.
• (senseid)(lb) The portion of the front of the human body from the base of the neck to the top of the abdomen; the thorax. Also the analogous area in other animals.
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• #A hit or blow made with one's chest.
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• ##### Synonyms
* (the thorax) breast * (box) trunk
##### Derived terms
* bad chest * chest cavity * chest cold * chestless * chestlike * chest of drawers * chest pass * chestnut * chest wall * chesty * get off one’s chest * hope chest * keep one's cards close to one's chest * treasure chest * war chest

#### Verb

(en verb)
• To hit with one's chest (front of one's body)
• * {{quote-news
• , year=2011 , date=January 23 , author=Alistair Magowan , title=Blackburn 2 - 0 West Brom , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Pedersen fed Kalinic in West Brom's defensive third and his chested lay-off was met on the burst by the Canadian who pelted by Tamas and smashed the ball into the top of Myhill's net. }}
• To deposit in a chest.
• (obsolete) To place in a coffin.
• * Bible, Genesis 1. 26
• He dieth and is chested .

### Etymology 2

From (etyl) cheste, cheeste, cheaste, from (etyl) .

#### Noun

(en noun)
• Debate; quarrel; strife; enmity.
• ### Anagrams

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