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

trochoidal

play \trō-ˈkȯi-dᵊl, trä-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of trochoid

Greek trochoeidēs like a wheel, from trochos wheel


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trochoid

noun tro·choid \ ˈtrō-ˌkȯid \

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