- 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
- (rare) the act or an instance of kissing
Derived Formsosculatory (ˈɒskjʊlətərɪ
; -trɪ) adjective
Example Sentences Including 'osculation'
But Montini adopted a swift downward movement of the hand to avoid this ` osculation of homage".
Paul VI - The First Modern Pope
His penchant for pun and wordplay makes one wonder what he could have done with osculation in popular song.
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