osculation


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Synonyms for osculation

the act or an instance of kissing

Synonyms for osculation

(mathematics) a contact of two curves (or two surfaces) at which they have a common tangent

the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)

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However, while the Schumers and Liebermans of this world celebrate FreemanAAEs withdrawal and engage in their enthusiastic osculation of AIPACAAEs obliging hindquarters, they should consider that continued confrontation in the Middle East and drift in U.
The effect of outer raceway osculation modifying can be neglected (R is the standard radius; R' is the modified radius).
By modifying the osculation of the both raceways, one can obtain the decrease of the power losses of 10.
An osculation with inner balls, tangent at boundary points of [omega], and the variational interpretation of [K.
Of the latter, Kynaston McShine wrote, "Reducing Marilyn to an anatomical fragment, to a kind of repeating osculation machine, it dispels any romantic illusions about the idea of the kiss.