Inosculate : Definition

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Definitions of Inosculate

Pronunciation : In*os"cu*late
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Pref. in- in + osculate.]
Definition : 1. To unite by apposition or contact, as two tubular vessels at their extremities; to anastomose.

2. To intercommunicate; to interjoin. The several monthly divisions of the journal may inosculate, but not the several volumes. De Quincey.

i. [imp. & p. p. Inosculated; p. pr. & vb. n. Inosculating.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : In*os"cu*late
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To unite by apposition or contact, as two vessels in an animal body. Berkeley.

2. To unite intimately; to cause to become as one. They were still together, grew (For so they said themselves) inosculated. Tennyson.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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