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The first thing to do, before determining the meaning of the term cusp, is to proceed to establish its etymological origin. In doing so we have to leave a patent that comes from Latin, more precisely from the word "cuspis", which can be translated as "tip."

The cusp, therefore, may be the top wave summit from a mountain For example: “After eight hours of effort, the climbers reached the top and planted a flag”, “Watching the snowy cusp from the hotel room is very rewarding”, "The rescue team tries to reach the cusp to rescue the climbers".

Passionates of risk sports and specifically climbing are always aimed at crowning the cusps of the highest mountains in the world. Thus, for example, there are many expeditions of those that are carried out annually in all countries.

In this sense, we must expose that a total of fourteen are the highest peaks that exist on our planet: Everest (Tibet), K2 (China), Kangchenjunga (Nepal), Lhotse (Nepal), Makalu (Nepal), Cho Oyu ( Nepal), Dhaulagiri (Nepal), Manaslu (Nepal), Nanga Parbat (Pakistan), Annapurna (Nepal), Gasherbrum I (China), Broad Peak (Pakistan), Shisha Pangma (Tibet), Gasherbrum II (China).

In a broader sense, the cusp is the higher elevation or the top shot of something . Usually, the cusp usually forms a tip. One can speak, therefore, of the cusp of a building : “The cusp of the Basilica exhibits a painting of a famous German artist”, “The government promised to fix the cusp of the Municipal Palace”, "The storm damaged the cusp of construction".

In the field of geometry , the cusp is the point where the vertices of the triangles that form the faces of a pyramid meet. It is also the point where the generatrices of a cone meet.

For the odontology , the dental cusp is the relief of a dental piece in the chewing plane. The astrology On the other hand, it speaks of astrological cusps to refer to the point of the beginning of the arch of influence of a house.

Within the cinematographic field we have to expose the existence of diverse productions that use the term that occupies us in their titles. This would be the case, for example, of "The Cusp." It is a film that premiered in 1982 and was directed by Peter Carter.

Richard Harris, Christopher Plummer or Beverly D'Angelo were the actors who led the cast of this film that tells that the heir of a wealthy family in the industrial field is murdered. From there, not only will an investigation begin, but a driver will be involved in a plot related to the crime.

"Cusp" it was also a literary magazine that was published in Havana (Cuba ) between 1937 and 1939 , directed by José Cabrera Díaz . “Cusp Books” Finally, it is an Argentine bookstore.

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