Word:

Cusp

Pronunciation: kŭspt
n.1.
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.
v. t.1.To furnish with a cusp or cusps.
[imp. & p. p. Cusped (kŭspt); p. pr. & vb. n. Cusping.]
Noun1.cusp - point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch)
2.cusp - a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
Synonyms: leaflet
3.cusp - small elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth
Commonly Used System Program (DEC)cardiac valve, flap, heart valve, leaflet
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