Definition of Cusps
1. Noun. (plural of cusp) ¹
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Definition of Cusps
1. cusp [n] - See also: cusp
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Literary usage of Cusps
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin by Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology (1905)
"similarly, the sharp cusps between the amphitheaters are the later stages of ... When the red-wall spurs are sharpened into slender cusps all the overlying ..."
2. An Elementary Treatise on the Differential Calculus: Containing the Theory by Benjamin Williamson (1899)
"20, may be called cusps of the first species, the tangent lying between both branches: the ... Again, both of these classes may be called single cusps, ..."
3. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"1 According to Johnson, beach cusps are formed through "selective erosion by the ... Plan of beach cusps. The cusps point down the beach. 53. Ripple Marks. ..."
4. An Elementary Treatise on the Differential Calculus: Containing the Theory by Benjamin Williamson (1899)
"cusps, In General.—Thus far singular points have been considered with reference to the cases in which they occur most simply. In proceeding to curves of ..."
5. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"unmolested a series of cusps formed by waves of an entirely different size, and the patient observer can in time determine whether or not the waves then ..."
6. Evolution of Mammalian Molar Teeth: To and from the Triangular Type by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1907)
"All three cusps in some groups were depressed from the high ... But in the omnivorous and herbivorous types, all three, cusps are depressed and the upper ..."
7. An Elementary Treatise on Cubic and Quartic Curves by Alfred Barnard Basset (1901)
"(iv) The tangents at P and Q, together with the lines joining their point of intersection with the other two cusps, form a harmonic pencil. ..."