Meaning of OSCULATION in English

OSCULATION

/os'kyeuh lay"sheuhn/ , n.

1. the act of kissing.

2. a kiss.

3. close contact.

4. Geom. the contact between two osculating curves or the like.

[ 1650-60; osculation- (s. of osculatio ) a kissing, equiv. to osculat ( us ) (see OSCULATE) + -ion- -ION ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .