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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch); Small elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth; A thin triangular flap of a heart valve.

Usage examples (33)
  • Mubarak's sudden, Thursday-to-Friday transition from rigidity to capitulation is what Lustick describes as a cusp catastrophe.
  • Strauss-Kahn: World is on 'cusp' of recession, cooperation needed
  • Hmm ... on the 'cusp' of another letdown? sickandtired wrote: Talia, always nice to see you around here.
  • Y x f ′ (x) is undefined, "cusp" curve is not continuous minimum point for more
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