osculate :

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  • v  be intermediate between two taxonomic groups
    These species osculate
  • v  have at least three points in common with
    one curve osculates the other
    these two surfaces osculate
  • v  touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.

  • Nurmi eluded a group of giggling women who desired to osculate his drawn cheek, waved farewell to a swarming pier-load of yelling Finnish-Americans, had his last pictures taken .
  • She was summoned, he explained, by an arrangement of red lights and phosphorescent screens, which went sailing around the room when she had begun to osculate.

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