Cusp synonyms

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A sharpening; termination in a sharp point; a tapering point.
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The interval of time immediately before a given occurrence; the verge:
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Something attached to the end, as a cap, ferrule, etc.
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The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal.
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The final point of something in space or time.
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The highest point; the vertex:
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Either of the two parts of a book's dust jacket that fold inside the book's covers, typically containing a summary of the book's contents and a brief biographical sketch of its author
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(Biol., Geol.) A needlelike spine, prickle, particle, or crystal; esp., an ice crystal
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A projection on the edge of a gear that meshes with similar projections on adjacent gears, or on the circumference of a cog that engages with a chain.
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A tapering, projecting point; a pointed extremity:
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A separate sheet of printed matter, often folded but not stitched
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2013 January 1, Katie L. Burke, “Ecological Dependency”, American Scientist, volume 101, number 1, page 64:
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(Nautical) The outer end of a crosstree; also, one of the projections forming the jaws of a gaff, boom, etc.
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(Botany, zoology) A pointed end, often sharp, abruptly terminating an organ, such as a projection at the tip of a leaf; the posterior tip of a cuttlebone; or the distal part of the furcula in Collembola.
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A sharp or tapered end
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The definition of a sharp is something with a pointed end.
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A line or mark made by folding; a crease:
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