(Geom.) | the circle which touches the curve at some point in the curve, and close to the point more nearly coincides with the curve than any other circle. This circle is used as a measure of the curvature of the curve at the point, and hence is called circle of curvature. |

See also: Circle

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Oscine

oscine bird

Oscines

Oscinian

Oscinine

oscitance

Oscitancy

Oscitant

Oscitantly

Oscitate

Oscitation

Osco-Umbrian

OSCRL

Osculant

Osculate

osculating circle

**-- Osculating circle of a curve --**

Osculation

osculator

Osculatory

Osculatory circle

Osculatory plane

Osculatory sphere

Osculatrix

Oscule

Osculum

OSD

OSDL

OSDN

OSDS

OSE

OSE/IA

OSEIA

oscine bird

Oscines

Oscinian

Oscinine

oscitance

Oscitancy

Oscitant

Oscitantly

Oscitate

Oscitation

Osco-Umbrian

OSCRL

Osculant

Osculate

osculating circle

Osculation

osculator

Osculatory

Osculatory circle

Osculatory plane

Osculatory sphere

Osculatrix

Oscule

Osculum

OSD

OSDL

OSDN

OSDS

OSE

OSE/IA

OSEIA