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Related to cycloid: prolate cycloid, hypocycloid

cycloid

[′sī‚klȯid]
(mathematics)
The curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle as the circle rolls along a straight line.

cycloid

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.
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After conducting the degradation test on the prepared tubular scaffolds, it was determined that the tubular scaffolds with random straight fibers degrade a bit faster than tubular scaffolds with cycloid fibers.
The basket is usually plaited using unsplit rattan in a cycloid technique (kerawang) (Plate 15) or split rattan with a hexagonal technique (matah).
Mounting the Cycloid Auto Pump takes just 10 seconds per wheel.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Akron, OH, has launched technical agreements with Siemens VDO Automotive, Cycloid and Phase IV Engineering for the further study of on-board tire information and sensor technology.
Post-ingestion sample analysis revealed that the many bones and cycloid scales (Moyle & Cech 1988) found in the scat were identical to those of carp (Cyprinus carpio) examined from the SRSU vertebrate collection.
The same is true with the cycloid, the part that does the carton pickup/pre-break/pre-open.
smooth, mostly cycloid scales; the unswollen lower pectoral rays; the excessively long anal spines (the second extends well beyond the longest soft-ray); the closely clumped subparallel upper 3 preopercular spines (the lower 2 are well separated and divergent); the protuberant posterior end of the mandible, almost resembling a flat spine; and, especially, the very firm well-exposed suborbital stay (second suborbital), with the bone widened about the unusually large pore, which has a somewhat raised and roughened rim.
Every Adjustamatic bed can be fitted with a Cycloid Massager that provides a three-way massage, penetrating deep into the soft tissues of the body, giving a relaxing massage.
Similarly, the section with its shaped extruded cone form and natural light reflector at the apex, recall the principle, if not the profile, of Kahn's cycloid vaults.
Grant Renier, Chairman and CEO of Cycloid, stated, "We all knew that tire under inflation has been recently reported as a cause of multiple deaths and accidents.
Polygonal directories generated as cycloid trajectories portions are described by generating point M.