Definition of Cusp. Meaning of Cusp. Synonyms of Cusp

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Definition of Cusp

Cusp
Cusp Cusp (k?sp), n. [L. cuspis, -idis, point, pointed end.] 1. (Arch.) A triangular protection from the intrados of an arch, or from an inner curve of tracery. 2. (Astrol.) The beginning or first entrance of any house in the calculations of nativities, etc. 3. (Astron) The point or horn of the crescent moon or other crescent-shaped luminary. 4. (Math.) A multiple point of a curve at which two or more branches of the curve have a common tangent. 5. (Anat.) A prominence or point, especially on the crown of a tooth. 6. (Bot.) A sharp and rigid point.
Cusp
Cusp Cusp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cusped (k?spt); p. pr. & vb. n. Cusping.] To furnish with a cusp or cusps.

Meaning of Cusp from wikipedia

- Cusp may refer to: Cusp (singularity), a singular point of a curve Cusp catastrophe, a branch of bifurcation theory in the study of dynamical systems...
- A cusper is a person born near the end of one generation and the beginning of another. People born in these cir****stances tend to have a mix of characteristics...
- Generation and Generation Catalano) are the micro-generation of people on the cusp of the Generation X and Millennial demographic cohorts, typically born between...
- Talon Cusp is a rare dental anomaly. Generally a person with this develops "cusp-like" projections located on the inside surface of the affected tooth...
- leaflets or cusps, which are pushed open to allow blood flow and which then close together to seal and prevent backflow. The mitral valve has two cusps, whereas...
- A cusp is a pointed, projecting, or elevated feature. In animals, it is usually used to refer to raised points on the crowns of teeth. A cusp is an occlusal...
- The cusp of Carabelli, or Carabelli's tubercle, or tuberculum anomale of Georg Carabelli is a small additional cusp at the mesiopalatal line angle of...
- In astrology, a cusp (from the Latin for spear or point) is the imaginary line that separates a pair of consecutive signs in the zodiac or houses in the...
- In mathematics a cusp, sometimes called spinode in old texts, is a point on a curve where a moving point on the curve must start to move backward. A typical...
- In mathematics, a cusp neighborhood is defined as a set of points near a cusp singularity. The cusp neighborhood for a hyperbolic Riemann surface can...
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