cuspate


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cuspate

(kŭs′pāt′) also

cuspated

(-pā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having a cusp.
2. Shaped like a cusp.
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This was caused by the attack of storm waves with extreme high runup levels, which reached the cliff base with less energy dissipation due to localized lowering and narrowing of the beach in front of the cliff, these corresponding to one of rip-current embayments of a cuspate shoreline formed by storm waves.
Depositional contacts are cuspate and concave towards the sea while erosional contacts are linear and sub-parallel to the modern shore.