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Definition of Osculated

Osculated
Osculate Os"cu*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Osculated; p. pr. & vb. n. Osculating.] [L. osculatus, p. p. of osculari to kiss, fr. osculum a little mouth, a kiss, dim. of os mouth. See Oral, and cf. Oscillate.] 1. To kiss. 2. (Geom.) To touch closely, so as to have a common curvature at the point of contact. See Osculation, 2.

Meaning of Osculated from wikipedia

- In astronomy, and in particular in astrodynamics, the osculating orbit of an object in space at a given moment in time is the gravitational Kepler orbit...
- In differential geometry of curves, the osculating circle of a sufficiently smooth plane curve at a given point p on the curve has been traditionally defined...
- the point. The word osculate is from the Latin osculatus which is a past participle of osculari, meaning to kiss. An osculating plane is thus a plane...
- osculate, meaning to touch (from the Latin osculum meaning kiss), may refer to: osculant, an invariant of hypersurfaces osculating circle osculating curve...
- In differential geometry, an osculating curve is a plane curve from a given family that has the highest possible order of contact with another curve. That...
- approximation to the ellipsoid in the vicinity of a given point is the osculating sphere. Its radius equals the Gaussian radius of curvature as above, and...
- Horseshoe Hyperbolic trajectory Inclined / Non-inclined Lagrangian point Osculating Parabolic trajectory Parking Prograde / Retrograde Synchronous semi sub...
- and "Center: Sun" should be defaulted to.) Results are instantaneous osculating values at the precise J2000 epoch. Seidelmann, P. Kenneth; Archinal, Brent...
- curvature at a point of a differentiable curve is the curvature of its osculating circle, that is the circle that best approximates the curve near this...
- line is an osculating curve from the family of lines, and has first-order contact with the given curve; an osculating circle is an osculating curve from...
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