cuspate


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cus·pate

 (kŭs′pāt′) also cus·pat·ed (-pā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having a cusp.
2. Shaped like a cusp.

cuspate

(ˈkʌspɪt; -peɪt) ,

cuspated

or

cusped

adj
1. (Anatomy) having a cusp or cusps
2. (Anatomy) shaped like a cusp; cusplike
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cuspate - having cusps or points
angulate, angular - having angles or an angular shape

cuspate

adjective
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Foredune plain complexes (strand plain complexes) consist of parallel relict foredune ridges on sedimentary platforms accumulating in embayments, cuspate forelands, spits, and bars.
They are commonly cuspate in plan view, are steep-sided near the surface and flatten out to parallel bedding with depth.