cusp

(from the article `gastropod`) ...and marginals. The central tooth may be reduced in size or lost, whereas the other teeth show modifications correlated with diet. Primitively, the ... The trend in the evolution of the cheek teeth has been to increase the number of cusps and reduce the number of teeth. Both molars and premolars show ......
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cusp

(kusp) a pointed or rounded projection, such as on the crown of a tooth, or a segment of a cardiac valve. Cusps of the tricuspid valve. semilunar cusp any of the semilunar segments of the aortic valve (having posterior, right, and left cusps) or the ...
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cusp

[n] - a thin triangular flap of a heart valve 2. [n] - small elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth 3. [n] - point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch)
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Cusp

• (n.) The point or horn of the crescent moon or other crescent-shaped luminary. • (n.) A multiple point of a curve at which two or more branches of the curve have a common tangent. • (n.) A triangular protection from the intrados of an arch, or from an inner curve of tracery. • (v. t.) To furnish with a cusp or cusps. • (n...
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cusp

noun a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
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cusp

noun point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch)
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Cusp

[astrology] 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 horoscope. Because the solar disc has a diameter of approximately half a degree, it is possible for the Sun to straddle the cusp as it moves across the sky. When this occurs at ...
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Cusp

[singularity] In the mathematical theory of singularities a cusp is a type of singular point of a curve. Cusps are local singularities in that they are not formed by self intersection points of the curve. The plane curve cusps are all diffeomorphic to one of the following forms: x2 − y2k+1 = 0, where k ≥ 1 is an integer. == More general...
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Cusp

Cusp (kŭsp) noun [ Latin cuspis , -idis , point, pointed end.] 1. (Architecture) 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 n...
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Cusp

Cusp transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Cusped (k?spt); present participle & verbal noun Cusping .] To furnish with a cusp or cusps.
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cusp

A curved, triangular-shaped projection from the inner curve of an arch or circle.
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cusp

a point on the crown of a tooth.
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cusp

A point or pointed end.
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Cusp

A pointed projection on a tooth.
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Cusp

A projecting point formed where two curves meet. Cusps are found a great deal in Gothic architecture, owing to the love of ornamentation. They add extra decoration to window tracery, furniture and sculptural carvings.
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Cusp

a projecting point forming a leaf shape in the tracery of a gothic door-arch or window-head
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Cusp

a projecting point forming a leaf shape in the tracery of a gothic door-arch or window-head
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cusp

A rigid, sharp point, especially on a leaf. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Cusp

a short, stiff, abrupt point
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Cusp

a short, stiff, abrupt point
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cusp

an elongated, usually rigid, acute point. cf. mucro
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Cusp

Curves meeting in a point.
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Cusp

Curves meeting in a point.
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Cusp

Cusp: In reference to heart valves, one of the triangular segments of the valve which opens and closes with the flow of blood. In reference to teeth, a raised area of the biting surface.
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Cusp

Found within Tracery decoration to form the meeting point of foils.
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