Cuspidal
Cuspidal \Cus"pi*dal\ (-p?-dal), a. [From L. cuspis, cuspidis. See {Cusp}.] Ending in a point. [1913 Webster]

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  • cuspidal — /kus pi dl/, adj. of, like, or having a cusp; cuspidate. [1640 50; < L cuspid (s. of cuspis) point + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cuspidal — adjective Having cusps …   Wiktionary

  • cuspidal — adj. having cusps …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cuspidal — cus·pi·dal …   English syllables

  • cuspidal — /ˈkʌspədl/ (say kuspuhdl) adjective of, like, or having a cusp; cuspidate …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • Cuspidal representation — In number theory, cuspidal representations are certain representations of algebraic groups that occur discretely in L2 spaces. The term cuspidal is derived, at a certain distance, from the cusp forms of classical modular form theory. In the… …   Wikipedia

  • cuspidal edge — Regression Re*gres sion (r?*gr?sh ?n), n. [L. regressio: cf. F. r[ e]gression.] The act of passing back or returning; retrogression; retrogradation. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] {Edge of regression} (of a surface) (Geom.), the line along which a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cuspidal cubic — noun : a plane cubic of the third class with one cusp, one point of inflexion, and no node …   Useful english dictionary

  • cuspidal curve — noun : a mathematical curve making a sharp ridge on a surface corresponding to a cusp on a plane curve …   Useful english dictionary

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