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Synonyms for osculate

to touch or caress with the lips, especially as a sign of passion or affection

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be intermediate between two taxonomic groups

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have at least three points in common with

touch 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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v-l](x, [rho]) osculatory at any x [member of] X} is called the maximal osculatory (tubular) radius at X.
7) Gendell's formula for the average age of retirement uses the "Karup-King third difference method for osculatory interpolation.
9) To do this, the Karup-King third-difference formula for osculatory interpolation was used.
From the estimates of net withdrawals for 5year cohorts, net withdrawals centered at 5-year age groups were obtained by using the Karup-King ThirdDifference formula for osculatory interpolation?