- n point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch)
- n a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
- n small elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth
- Bill Clinton did, while Republican Bob Livingston, on the cusp of being named House Speaker in 1998, did not.
- He's on the cusp of a paradigm shift in which disability becomes ability, disadvantage becomes advantage.
- What is it about tonight's results that suggests Obama should be afraid of progressive action on the cusp of a depression? (See pictures of the campaign from Barack Obama's point of .
- Condoleezza Rice in guardian.co.uk
Speaking in Beijing yesterday, Condoleezza Rice, the US secretary of state, said: "We are at the cusp of something very special here. Now is time to move to continue the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, which is in everyone's interest."
- Aretha Franklin in Guardian Unlimited
We are at the cusp of turning the impossible into reality,Franklin said. "Yes, this is reality, not a fantasy, or a fairy tale."
- Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
We are on the cusp of creating a new majority,Obama told a crowd of about 2,500.