1. To arch over; to vault.
Of the upper beak an inch and a half consisteth of one concamerated bone.
2. To divide into chambers or cells. Woodward.
(Con*cam`er*a"tion) n. [L. concameratio.]
1. An arch or vault.
2. A chamber of a multilocular shell. Glanvill.
(Con*cat"e*nate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Concatenated; p. pr. & vb. n. Concatenating.]
[L. concatenatus, p. p. of concatenare to concatenate. See Catenate.] To link together; to unite in
a series or chain, as things depending on one another.
This all things friendly will concatenate.
Dr. H. More
(Con*cat`e*na"tion) n. [L. concatenatio.] A series of links united; a series or order of
things depending on each other, as if linked together; a chain, a succession.
The stoics affirmed a fatal, unchangeable concatenation of causes, reaching even to the illicit acts of
A concatenation of explosions.
(Con*cause") n. A joint cause. Fotherby.
(Con`ca*va"tion) n. The act of making concave.
(Con"cave) (ko&nsm*ka*v" or kon"-; 277), a. [L. concavus; con- + cavus hollow: cf. F. concave.
See Cave a hollow.]
1. Hollow and curved or rounded; vaulted; said of the interior of a curved surface or line, as of the
curve of the of the inner surface of an eggshell, in opposition to convex; as, a concave mirror; the concave
arch of the sky.
2. Hollow; void of contents. [R.]
As concave . . . as a worm-eaten nut.
(Con"cave), n. [L. concavum.]
1. A hollow; an arched vault; a cavity; a recess.
Up to the fiery concave towering hight.
2. (Mech.) A curved sheath or breasting for a revolving cylinder or roll.
(Con"cave), v. t. [imp. & p. p. concaved ; p. pr. & vb. n. Concaving.] To make hollow or
(Con"caved) a. (Her.) Bowed in the form of an arch; called also arched.
(Con"cave*ness), n. Hollowness; concavity.