• (n.) One of the Cycloidei. • (a.) Of or pertaining to the Cycloidei. • (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.
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the curve generated by a point on the circumference of a circle that rolls along a straight line. If r is the radius of the circle and (theta) is ... [6 related articles]
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Type: Term Pronunciation: sī′kloyd Definitions: 1. Suggesting cyclothymia; a term applied to personality traits associated with cyclothymia.
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A cycloid is the curve traced by a point on the rim of a circular wheel as the wheel rolls along a straight line. It is an example of a roulette, a curve generated by a curve rolling on another curve. The cycloid is the solution to the brachistochrone problem (i.e. it is the curve of fastest descen...
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The shape defined by a fixed point on a wheel as it rolls. More precisely, it is the locus of a point on the rim of a circle rolling along a perfectly straight line. The curve resembles a succession of arches, with cusps separated by distances equal to the circumference of the circle. The cycloid .....
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A cycloid is a curve generated by a point in the plane of a circle when the circle is rolled along a straight line and kept always in the same plane. The genesis of the common cycloid may be conceived by imagining a nail in the circumference of a wheel; the curves which the nail describes while the ...
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In geometry, a curve resembling a series of arches traced out by a point on the circumference of a circle that rolls along a straight line. Its applications include the study of the motion of wheeled vehicles along roads and tracks
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[disambiguation] A cycloid is a curve traced by a rolling circle. "Cycloid" can also refer to: ...
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1) Cycloidal 2) Rounded 3) Smooth-edged
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