osculometer

noun
os·​cu·​lom·​e·​ter | \ ˌäskyəˈlämətə(r) \

Definition of osculometer

: a graduated series of circular arcs for determining by superposition the curvature at any point on a curve also : an instrument used for a similar purpose

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History and Etymology for osculometer

oscul- (from osculate) + -o- + -meter

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“Osculometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/osculometer. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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