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cycloid

cy·cloid

cycloid

pronunciation:
saI kloId
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: circular.
similar words:
circular, round
definition 2: of fish, having scales that are round and smooth-edged.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: in geometry, a curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle that is rolling along a straight line.
derivation: cycloidal (adj.)
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The word cycloid contains the following part:
cycl, cyclo Greek root that means wheel, circle