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Cusp

Cusp (Spinode is an alternative name) is a singular point of a curve.

A classic example of a curve that exhibits a Cusp is the curve defined by equations:

To draw curve use the folowing script:

# Example
# 2D. Cusp Example

# z must be zero
z = 0

# t-parameter
tmin = -3
tmax = 3
tgrid = 400

# Calculations
x = t^2
y = t^3