Osculatrix
Osculatrix Os`cu*la"trix, n.; pl. {Osculatrixes}. [NL.] (Geom.) A curve whose contact with a given curve, at a given point, is of a higher order (or involves the equality of a greater number of successive differential coefficients of the ordinates of the curves taken at that point) than that of any other curve of the same kind. [1913 Webster]

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  • Osculatrixes — Osculatrix Os cu*la trix, n.; pl. {Osculatrixes}. [NL.] (Geom.) A curve whose contact with a given curve, at a given point, is of a higher order (or involves the equality of a greater number of successive differential coefficients of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Osculatory — Os cu*la*to*ry, a. 1. Of or pertaining to kissing; kissing. The osculatory ceremony. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) Pertaining to, or having the properties of, an osculatrix; capable of osculation; as, a circle may be osculatory with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Osculatory circle — Osculatory Os cu*la*to*ry, a. 1. Of or pertaining to kissing; kissing. The osculatory ceremony. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) Pertaining to, or having the properties of, an osculatrix; capable of osculation; as, a circle may be osculatory… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Osculatory plane — Osculatory Os cu*la*to*ry, a. 1. Of or pertaining to kissing; kissing. The osculatory ceremony. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) Pertaining to, or having the properties of, an osculatrix; capable of osculation; as, a circle may be osculatory… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Osculatory sphere — Osculatory Os cu*la*to*ry, a. 1. Of or pertaining to kissing; kissing. The osculatory ceremony. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) Pertaining to, or having the properties of, an osculatrix; capable of osculation; as, a circle may be osculatory… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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