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convex
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  • This august hump, if I mistake not, rises over one of the larger vertebrae, and is, therefore, in some sort, the outer convex mould of it.
  • They keep a Whale’s Rib of an incredible length for a Miracle, which lying upon the Ground with its convex part uppermost, makes an Arch, the Head of which cannot be reached by a Man upon a Camel’s Back.

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  • Convex mirrors make things look smaller and farther away than they are.
  • Light passing through a convex lens converges at the focal point.

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