Meaning of cycloid
Pronunciation: (sī'kloid), [key]
- resembling a circle; circular.
- (of the scale of a fish) smooth-edged, more or less circular in form, and having concentric striations.
- (of a fish) having such scales.
- of or noting a personality type characterized by wide fluctuation in mood within the normal range.
- a cycloid fish.
- a curve generated by a point on the circumference of a circle that rolls, without slipping, on a straight line.
- cycloid (Thesaurus)