"cycloid" Definition

  1. n. A curve generated by a point in the plane of a circle when the circle is rolled along a straight line, keeping always in the same plane.
  2. a. Of or pertaining to the Cycloidei.
  3. n. One of the Cycloidei.

More About cycloid

Position in dictionary: 23901 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., a., n.,
Words that start with "cycloid": 4
Words that end with "cycloid": 3
Words that contain "cycloid": 7
Next words in dictionary: cycloidal, cycloidei, cycloidian, cyclometer, cyclometry
Previous words in dictionary: cyclograph, cycloganoidei, cycloganoid, cyclobranchiate, cyclo-

English Dictionary Definition of cycloid

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