Convex vs Chest - What's the difference?
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.
As a adjective convex
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).
curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl or sphere or circle
(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.
- Drops of water naturally form themselves into figures with a convex surface.
* convex combination
* convex set
Any convex body or surface.
- Half heaven's convex glitters with the flame.
From (etyl) cheste, chiste, from (etyl) .
* (l) (obsolete)
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.
#A hit or blow made with one's chest.
* (the thorax) breast
* (box) trunk
* bad chest
* chest cavity
* chest cold
* chest of drawers
* chest pass
* chest wall
* get off one’s chest
* hope chest
* keep one's cards close to one's chest
* treasure chest
* war chest
To hit with one's chest (front of one's body)
, date=January 23
, author=Alistair Magowan
, title=Blackburn 2 - 0 West Brom
, 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 .
From (etyl) cheste, cheeste, cheaste, from (etyl) .
Debate; quarrel; strife; enmity.