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## cycloid |

4 definitions found From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Cycloid \Cy"cloid\ (s?"kloid), n. [Cyclo- + -oid: cf F. cyclo["i]de.] (Geom.) 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. Note: The common cycloid is the curve described when the generating point p is on the circumference of the generating circle; the curtate cycloid, when that point lies without the circumference; the prolate or inflected cycloid, when the generating point p lies within that circumference. From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Cycloid \Cy"cloid\, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Cycloidei. {Cycloid scale} (Zo["o]l.), a fish scale which is thin and shows concentric lines of growth, without serrations on the margin. From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Cycloid \Cy"cloid\, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Cycloidei. From WordNet r 1.6 [wn]: cycloid adj : resembling a circle [syn: {cycloidal}] n : a line generated by a point on a circle rolling along a straight line

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