os·cu·late || 'ɑskjəleɪt /'ɒskʊ- v. kiss; touch a curved surface

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • oscillate, osculate — Oscillate means to swing to and fro, to vibrate, to fluctuate : His mood oscillated between despair and fury. Osculate means to come into close contact and specifically to kiss. It is possible that one who osculates a loved one will begin to… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • um|bil|ic — «uhm BIHL ihk», noun. a point on a surface where the radii of curvature are all equal and a sphere osculates the surface …   Useful english dictionary

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