osculant definition

  • adjective:
    • Biology Intermediate in attributes between two comparable or related taxonomic groups.
    • Closely adhering or joined; embracing.
    • Kissing; hence, holding or meeting; clinging.
    • Adhering closely; applied to certain creeping pets, including caterpillars.
    • Intermediate between two genera, groups, families, etc., and having a few of the faculties of each and every; interosculant.
    • Kissing; for this reason, meeting; clinging.
    • Adhering closely; embracing; -- placed on specific creeping animals, as caterpillars.
    • Intermediate in character, or on the edge, between two genera, teams, people, etc., of creatures or flowers, and partaking notably associated with the characters of every, hence forming a connecting link; interosculant.
  • others:
    • Kissing.
    • In biology, coming in contact with or intermediate between a couple of teams; inosculant; intergrading: said of genera, families, etc., which connect or connect other individuals collectively.
    • Adhering closely; embracing: placed on particular creeping animals, as caterpillars.
  • noun:
    • In math, the invariant whose vanishing indicates that quantics all disappear, which discover a syzygetic connection between the tangential qualitics.

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