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# Convex vs Protruded - What's the difference?

convex | protruded |

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

## As a noun convex

is any convex body or surface.

## As a verb protruded is

past tense of protrude.

# 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.

* ----

• (protrude)

• # protrude

## English

### Verb

(protrud)
• To extend from, above or beyond a surface or boundary; to bulge outward; to stick out.
• *
• Archegonia are surrounded early in their development by the juvenile perianth, through the slender beak of which the elongated neck of the fertilized archegonium protrudes .
• To thrust forward; to drive or force along.
• (John Locke)
• To thrust out, as through a narrow orifice or from confinement; to cause to come forth.
• * Thomson
• When Spring protrudes the bursting gems.

#### Derived terms

* protrudable * protrudent * protrusible * protrusion