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Osculate

Os´cu`late
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Osculated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Osculating.]
1.To kiss.
2.(Geom.) To touch closely, so as to have a common curvature at the point of contact. See Osculation, 2.
v. i.1.To kiss one another; to kiss.
2.(Geom.) To touch closely. See Osculation, 2.
3.(Biol.) To have characters in common with two genera or families, so as to form a connecting link between them; to interosculate. See Osculant.
Verb1.osculate - be intermediate between two taxonomic groups; "These species osculate"
2.osculate - have at least three points in common with; "one curve osculates the other"; "these two surfaces osculate"
3.osculate - touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.; "The newly married couple kissed"; "She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room"
Synonyms: buss, kiss
blow a kiss, brush, brush by, bus, buss, caress, come in contact, contact, glance, graze, hit, impinge, kiss, lip, nudge, peck, rub, scrape, shave, sideswipe, skim, skirt, smack, smooch, squeak by, touch
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