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osculation (ˌɒskjʊˈleɪʃən Pronunciation for osculation



  1. Also called: tacnode (mathematics) a point at which two branches of a curve have a common tangent, each branch extending in both directions of the tangent
  2. (rare) the act or an instance of kissing

Derived Forms

osculatory (ˈɒskjʊlətərɪ Pronunciation for osculatory ; -trɪ)  adjective


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