Definition of Osculator

1. Noun. Someone who kisses.

Exact synonyms: Kisser
Generic synonyms: Lover
Derivative terms: Kiss, Osculate



Definition of Osculator

1. Noun. (context: Vedic arithmetic) An algorithm for performing osculation. ¹

2. Noun. (rare mathematics) A circle of osculation. ¹

3. Noun. Someone who kisses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osculator

oscitates
oscitating
oscitation
oscitations
oscula
osculant
oscular
osculate
osculated
osculates
osculating
osculating circle
osculating orbit
osculation
osculations
osculator (current term)
osculatories
osculators
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osculatrices
osculatrix
oscule
oscules
osculum
ose
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oses
osetra
osetras
osgood-schlatter disease

Literary usage of Osculator

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1. Mathematics Practically Applied to the Useful and Fine Arts by Charles Dupin (1854)
"The plane of the osculator circle, is called the ... By means of osculator planes and circles, employing also a series of arcs, which agree with each other ..."

2. Catalogue of Scientific Papers, 1800-1900: Subject Indexby Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod by Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod (1908)
"2) 18 pp. Characteristic differential equation. Happe, R. Arch. Mth. Ps. 15 (1897) 244-. Cone-loxodrome as osculator of curve. ..."

3. The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White (1898)
"... mention the relics, although they are not all specified; and the state of the live-stock of the monastery at that juncture. " Item 2. osculator. argent. ..."

4. Works of the Camden Society by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1895)
"The subject represented was probably the incredulity of St. Thomas, the patron saint. ' osculator'nini. ..."

5. The Bibliographical Decameron: Or, Ten Days Pleasant Discourse Upon by Thomas Frognall Dibdin (1817)
"But who was the osculator? 'Ay, there's the ruh,' says Bernardo—' What, kiss and tell ?!' ' Not so, I reply :'—and sink into my chair, ..."

6. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"The ORBICULARIS ORIS, or muscle round the Ori>i™i«rs« mouth, is often named CONSTRICTOR ORIS, SPHINCTER, or osculator. It is very regular ; it is an inch in ..."

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