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point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch)

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a thin triangular flap of a heart valve

small elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth

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This image explains the cusp height of the tessellated STL surface compared to the original CAD model.
Sommerville then used the 3D offset finishing strategy, which he says delivers an excellent surface finish because the step-over is varied to give a constant cusp height, both on steep surfaces and shallow contoured areas.
The morphological arrangement of the teeth in the sagittal plain has been related to the slope of the articular eminence, craniofacial morphology,3 lower incisor proclination, the incisor overbite,4 the molar cusp height and lower arch circumference.
There tends to be a harmony of steepness or flatness which in turn determines the cusp height, fossa depth and occlusal tooth form of the posterior teeth.
2004) have developed an algorithm for adaptive direct slicing and used the non-uniform cusp height.