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NOUN (3)

1. point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch);

2. a thin triangular flap of a heart valve;
[syn: cusp, leaflet]

3. small elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cusp \Cusp\ (k[u^]sp), n. [L. cuspis, -idis, point, pointed end.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A triangular protection from the intrados of an arch, or from an inner curve of tracery. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astrol.) The beginning or first entrance of any house in the calculations of nativities, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. (Astron) The point or horn of the crescent moon or other crescent-shaped luminary. [1913 Webster] 4. (Math.) A multiple point of a curve at which two or more branches of the curve have a common tangent. [1913 Webster] 5. (Anat.) A prominence or point, especially on the crown of a tooth. [1913 Webster] 6. (Bot.) A sharp and rigid point. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cusp \Cusp\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cusped (k[u^]spt); p. pr. & vb. n. Cusping.] To furnish with a cusp or cusps. [1913 Webster] cuspate
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cusp n 1: point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch) 2: a thin triangular flap of a heart valve [syn: cusp, leaflet] 3: small elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth
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