Cusp vs Protocone - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between cusp and protocone
is that cusp
is a sharp point or pointed end while protocone
is (anatomy) a cusp in the corner of an upper molar tooth in mammals.
A sharp point or pointed end.
(figuratively) An important moment when a decision is made that will determine future events.
, date=April 21
, author=Jonathan Jurejko
, title=Newcastle 3-0 Stoke
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Newcastle were 11 points adrift of Spurs following their 5-0 mauling at the hands of the north London club in February.
But a sixth successive Premier League win puts them on the cusp
of European football next season as they surged 15 points clear of seventh-placed Everton, who have five games left to play.}}
(geometry) A point of a curve where the curve is continuous but has no derivative, but such that it has a derivative at every nearby point.
(architecture) A point made by the intersection of two curved lines or curved structures. A common motif in Gothic architecture.
[Russell Sturgis, ed. (1902). A Dictionary of Architecture and Building: Biographical, Historical, and Descriptive . 3. Macmillan.]
(astrology) A boundary between zodiacal signs and houses.
(dentistry) Any of the pointed parts of a canine tooth or molar.
* cusp form
* cusp neighborhood, cusp neighbourhood