Friday, July 2, 2010

word of the day

-o s c u l a t e-


by yuri yurie


def.
1. to come into close contact or union.
2. Geometry . (of a curve) to touch another curve or another part of the same curve so as to have the same tangent and curvature at the point of contact.
3. to bring into close contact or union.
4. Geometry . (of a curve) to touch (another curve or another part of the same curve) in osculation.
5. to kiss.
Origin:
1650–60; < L ōsculātus (ptp. of ōsculārī to kiss), equiv. to ōscul ( um ) kiss, lit., little mouth


maybe it's just me
but i think this word is very romantic

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