HyperDic: osculation

English > 2 senses of the word osculation:
NOUNstateosculation(mathematics) a contact of two curves (or two surfaces) at which they have a common tangent
actosculation, kiss, bussthe act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
English > osculation: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaning(mathematics) a contact of two curves (or two surfaces) at which they have a common tangent.
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
BroadercontactThe state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity
Verbsosculatehave at least three points in common with
English > osculation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof).
Synonymskiss, buss
Narrowersmack, smoochAn enthusiastic kiss
soul kiss, deep kiss, French kissAn openmouthed kiss in which your tongue is inserted into the other's mouth
Broadertouch, touchingThe act of putting two things together with no space between them
Spanishbeso, buss
Catalanbesada, bes, buss, petó
Verbsosculatetouch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.

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