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Definition of Osculated
OsculatedOsculate 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
at a given moment
in time is the gravitational Kepler
- 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
- 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...
(from the Latin osculum meaning
kiss), may refer
to: osculant, an invariant
of hypersurfaces osculating circle osculating
- In differential
geometry, an osculating curve
is a plane curve
from a given family
that has the highest possible order
to the ellipsoid
in the vicinity
of a given point
is the osculating
sphere. Its radius equals
the Gaussian radius
as above, and...
- Horseshoe Hyperbolic trajectory Inclined
/ Non-inclined Lagrangian point Osculating Parabolic trajectory Parking Prograde
/ Retrograde Synchronous
- and "Center: Sun" should
are instantaneous osculating values
at the precise
J2000 epoch. Seidelmann, P. Kenneth; Archinal, Brent...
at a point
of a differentiable curve
is the curvature
of its osculating
circle, that is the circle
that best approximates
- 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
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