### Hypocycloid

In geometry, a hypocycloid is a special plane curve generated by the trace of a fixed point on a small circle that rolls within a larger circle. It is comparable to the cycloid but instead of the circle rolling along a line, it rolls within a circle. ==Properties== If k is an integer, then the curve is closed, and has k cusps (i.e., sharp corners,...
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### Hypocycloid

• (n.) A curve traced by a point in the circumference of a circle which rolls on the concave side in the fixed circle. Cf. Epicycloid, and Trochoid.
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### Hypocycloid

Hy`po·cy'cloid noun [ Prefix hypo- + cycloid : confer French hypocycloïde .] (Geom.) A curve traced by a point in the circumference of a circle which rolls on the concave side in the fixed circle. Confer Epicycloid , and Trochoid .
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### hypocycloid

A curve formed by the path of a point attached to a circle of radius b that rolls around the inside of a larger circle of radius a. The parametric equations for a hypocycloid can be written as: x = (a - b) cos t + b cos (a/b - 1)t, y = (a - b) sin t - b sin (a/b - 1)t. The type of hypocloid depend...
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### hypocycloid

[n] - a line generated by a point on a circle that rolls around inside another circle
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