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osculation (ˌɒskjʊˈleɪʃən

Definitions

noun

  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 ; -trɪ)   adjective

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