trochoid

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

Definition of trochoid 

: 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

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trochoidal \trō-ˈkȯi-dᵊl, trä- \ adjective

First Known Use of trochoid

circa 1704, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trochoid

Greek trochoeidēs like a wheel, from trochos wheel

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The first known use of trochoid was circa 1704

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trochoid

noun
tro·choid | \ ˈtrō-ˌkȯid \

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