# osculation

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## os·cu·la·tion

(ŏs′kyə-lā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of kissing.
b. A kiss.
2. Mathematics A contact, as between two curves or surfaces, at three or more common points.

## osculation

(ˌɒskjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
1. (Mathematics) maths Also called: tacnode 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

## os•cu•la•tion

(ˌɒs kyəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of kissing.
2. kiss.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 osculation - (mathematics) a contact of two curves (or two surfaces) at which they have a common tangentmath, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangementcontact - the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity; "litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid" 2 osculation - the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)touching, touch - the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"smooch, smack - an enthusiastic kissdeep kiss, French kiss, soul kiss - an openmouthed kiss in which your tongue is inserted into the other's mouth

## osculation

noun
The act or an instance of kissing:
Informal: peck.
Slang: smooch.
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## osculation

[ˌɒskjʊˈleɪʃən] N (hum) →
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