Osculatrix definition

(geometry) A curve whose contact with a given curve at a given point is of a higher order (involves the equality of a greater number of successive differential coefficients of the ordinates of the curves taken at that point) than that of any other curve of the same kind.
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Noun

Singular:
osculatrix
Plural:
osculatrices

Origin of osculatrix

  • New Latin.

    From Wiktionary