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trochoid

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noun tro·choid \ˈtrō-ˌkȯid, ˈträ-ˌkȯid\

Definition of trochoid

  1. :  the curve generated by a point on the radius of a circle or the radius extended as the circle rolls on a fixed straight line

tro·choi·dal play \trō-ˈkȯi-dəl, trä-\ adjective


Origin of trochoid

Greek trochoeidēs like a wheel, from trochos wheel


First Known Use: circa 1704


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trochoid

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noun tro·choid \ˈtrō-ˌkȯid\

Medical Definition of trochoid




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