Definition of Cuspate

1. Adjective. Having cusps or points.

Exact synonyms: Cuspated, Cusped, Cuspidal, Cuspidate, Cuspidated
Similar to: Angular, Angulate
Derivative terms: Cusp, Cuspid



Definition of Cuspate

1. Adjective. having cusps ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cuspate

1. cusp [adj] - See also: cusp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cuspate

cushy
cusimanse
cusk
cusk-eel
cuskin
cuskins
cusks
cusp
cusp angle
cusp height
cusp of Carabelli
cusp of tooth
cuspad
cuspal
cuspal interference
cuspate (current term)
cuspated
cusped
cusped geometry
cusper
cuspers
cuspid
cuspid tooth
cuspidal
cuspidate
cuspidated
cuspidation
cuspidations
cuspides
cuspidine

Literary usage of Cuspate

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1. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"The name V-bar has been applied to some of these forms; but because of their relation to cuspate forelands, described below, we will employ the term cuspate ..."

2. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1896)
"In figure 4 is given a typical drawing of a current cuspate foreland. In it are combined those features of the three Carolina capes and cape Canaveral which ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"Systematic description and explanation is thus given to a large number of shore forms, such as cuspate forelands, off-shore bars, bars by which islands come ..."

4. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1904)
"Some of these cuspate forelands have a remarkably close resemblance to the V ... Of the four cuspate forelands to be described, three occur on the south ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1896)
"The writer has suggested eddies in the tidal in and outflow as the determining agent in the location of some of the cuspate forelands.1 Topley recognised ..."

6. A Textbook of Geology by Amadeus William Grabau (1920)
"In front of this was built a cuspate foreland, ie, a triangular projecting land-mass of low relief, with the apex of the triangle pointing seaward. ..."

7. Papers from the Department of Geology by McGill University Dept. of Geology (1904)
"Some of these cuspate forelands have a remarkably close resemblance to the V ... Of the four cuspate forelands to be described, three occur on the south ..."

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