Osculate meaning

ŏskyə-lāt
To kiss.
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To come together; contact.
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To kiss.
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(mathematics) To have three or more points coincident with.
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To kiss someone or something.
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(mathematics) To touch so as to have a common tangent at the point of contact.
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(intransitive) To make contact.
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(Vedic arithmetic) To perform osculation.
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Origin of osculate

  • Latin ōsculārī ōsculāt- from ōsculum kiss diminutive of ōs mouth ōs- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition