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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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The TLEs downloaded from the Space Track Organization website are converted into state vectors using the SatSpy software and the mean and osculating orbital elements are computed using the NPOE software.
To generate a set of mean apogee surfaces for zone A, three values of initial osculating eccentricity (0.
1] to be osculating curves in terms of their curvature functions.
1] is called osculating curve of the first or second kind if its position vector (with respect to some chosen origin) always lies in the orthogonal complement [B.
If its pseudo-Galilean trihedron is {t(x), n(x), b(x)}, then the center of osculating sphere of r at the point r(x) is given by
If its pseudo-Galilean trihedron {t(x), n(x), b(x)}; then the center of osculating sphere of r at the point r(x) is given by
Let C denote the osculating circle of C at the origin.
The osculating circle C will be the circle with radius [rho] = 1/[kappa] whose center (a, b) is on the normal line to C at the origin.
k]n and admits an important subspace of dimension (k + 1)n, called the osculating bundle of M of order k - 1 and denoted [Osc.
Historically, osculating bundles were introduced under various names long before the bundles [T.
At each of the curve, the planes spanned by {T, N}, {T, B} and {N, B} are known respectively as the osculating plane, the rectifying plane and the normal plane[5].
infinity]] after determining the osculating hyperbolic trajectory, as discussed in [1], as well as the right ascension and declination of the asymptotic SC velocity vectors [V.
When she said the heat was bearable because she had an osculating fan, I heard my dadAaAeAeAEs rather strangulated response as he struggled mightily n to laugh.