Cycloid - What does it mean?

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(en noun)
  • (geometry) The locus of a point on the circumference of a circle that rolls without slipping on a fixed straight line.
  • (zoology) A fish having cycloid scales.
  • Adjective

  • Resembling a circle; cycloidal.
  • Thin and rounded, with smooth edges.
  • Derived terms

    * cycloidal * cycloidal arch * cycloidal engine

    See also

    * Spirographâ„¢

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