osculometer

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

Definition of osculometer

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of osculometer

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


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