Trochoidal Tro*choid"al, a. 1. (Geom.) Of or pertaining to a trochoid; having the properties of a trochoid. [1913 Webster]

2. (Anat. & Zo["o]l.) See {Trochoid}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • trochoïdal — trochoïdal, ale, aux [tʀɔkɔidal, o] adj. ÉTYM. 1903, in Rev. gén. des sc., no 20, p. 1059; de trochoïde. ❖ ♦ Mécan. Relatif à une trochoïde. || Cavité trochoïdale …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • trochoidal — adjective see trochoid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Trochoidal — Hjulformet …   Danske encyklopædi

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  • trochoid — noun Etymology: Greek trochoeidēs like a wheel, from trochos wheel Date: circa 1704 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 adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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