cuspate
cuspate cuspate cusped cuspedadj. having cusps or points.

Syn: cuspated, cuspidal, cuspidate, cuspidated. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • cuspate — [kusptkus′pit, kus′pāt΄] adj. CUSPIDATE: also cuspated [kus′pāt΄id] or cusped [kuspt] * * * cus·pate (kŭsʹpāt ) also cus·pat·ed ( pā tĭd) adj. 1. Having a cusp. 2. Shaped like a cusp …   Universalium

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  • cuspate — adjective see cusp …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • cuspate — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having an end that tapers to a point: acicular, aciculate, aciculated, acuminate, acute, cuspated, cuspidate, cuspidated, mucronate, pointed, pointy, sharp. See SHARP …   English dictionary for students

  • cuspate — adj. having cusps, having pointed ends …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cuspate — cus·pate …   English syllables

  • cuspate — adjective having cusps or points • Syn: ↑cuspated, ↑cusped, ↑cuspidal, ↑cuspidate, ↑cuspidated • Similar to: ↑angular, ↑angulate • De …   Useful english dictionary

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