osculation osculation


  1. (n) (mathematics) a contact of two curves (or two surfaces) at which they have a common tangent
  2. (n) the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)



  1. It stands fragrantly like a bride at the altar, awaiting the embrace of fresh butter and an osculation of jam.
  2. Having analyzed osculation, the Supreme Court of the Philippines pondered on draw poker, decided that it was a game of chance and hence illegal.
  3. She has co-starred in Andy Warhol's film of uninterrupted osculation, The Kiss, and shown up at black-tie museum openings wearing such outfits as a silver snakeskin pants suit.
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untenable untenable
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