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Meaning of OSCULATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
  2. [n]  (mathematics) a contact of two curves (or two surfaces) at which they have a common tangent
 

OSCULATION is a 10 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: buss, kiss
 
 See Also: contact, deep kiss, French kiss, smack, smooch, soul kiss, touch, touching

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Os`cu*la"tion\, n. [L. osculatio a kissing: cf. F.
osculation.]
1. The act of kissing; a kiss.

2. (Geom.) The contact of one curve with another, when the
   number of consecutive points of the latter through which
   the former passes suffices for the complete determination
   of the former curve. --Brande & C.

 

 

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