Definitions for Cuspkʌsp
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point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch)
a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
small elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth
A sharp point or pointed end.
An important moment when a decision is made that will determine future events.
A point of a curve where the curve is continuous but has no derivative, but such that it has a derivative at every nearby point.
A point made by the intersection of two curved lines or curved structures. A common motif in Gothic architecture.
A boundary between zodiacal signs and houses.
Any of the pointed parts of a canine tooth or molar.
Origin: From cuspis; first used in astrology.
a triangular protection from the intrados of an arch, or from an inner curve of tracery
the beginning or first entrance of any house in the calculations of nativities, etc
the point or horn of the crescent moon or other crescent-shaped luminary
a multiple point of a curve at which two or more branches of the curve have a common tangent
a prominence or point, especially on the crown of a tooth
a sharp and rigid point
to furnish with a cusp or cusps
Origin: [L. cuspis, -idis, point, pointed end.]
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.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We're on the cusp of a massively disruptive revolution.
Burundi is at bursting point, on the very cusp of a civil war.
We're on the cusp of a revolution, if organizations don't allow more flexibility, more autonomy, they're just going to keep losing (women).
We were on the cusp of confrontation. I can't tell you how many leaders, as I traveled through certain areas, told me, 'You've got to bomb it,'.
We're on the cusp of a new era, we can create a more open, efficient and resilient grid that connects us, empowers us-improves our health and benefits us all.
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