Definitions for osculationˌɒs kyəˈleɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

os•cu•la•tionˌɒs kyəˈleɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of kissing.

  2. Ref: kiss. 1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. osculation(noun)

    (mathematics) a contact of two curves (or two surfaces) at which they have a common tangent

  2. kiss, buss, osculation(noun)

    the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)


  1. osculation(Noun)

    The action of kissing

  2. osculation(Noun)

    A kiss

  3. osculation(Noun)

    A close contact

  4. osculation(Noun)

    A contact between curves or surfaces, at which point they have a common tangent

  5. osculation(Noun)

    Determining whether a number is divisible by another by means of certain operations on its digits.

  6. Origin: From osculatio, from osculor.


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