epicycloidal
adjective see epicycloid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Epicycloidal — Ep i*cy*cloid al, a. Pertaining to the epicycloid, or having its properties. [1913 Webster] {Epicycloidal wheel}, a device for producing straight line motion from circular motion, on the principle that a pin fastened in the periphery of a gear… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • épicycloïdal — épicycloïdal, ale (é pi si klo i dal, da l ) adj. Qui a rapport, qui appartient à l épicycloïde …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • épicycloïdal — épicycloïde [ episiklɔid ] n. f. • 1687; de épicycle, d apr. cycloïde ♦ Géom. Courbe engendrée par un point d un cercle qui roule sans glisser sur un autre cercle (⇒ cycloïde). Adj. ÉPICYCLOÏDAL, ALE, AUX , (1741) . ● épicycloïdal, épicycloïdale …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • epicycloidal — See epicycloid. * * * …   Universalium

  • epicycloidal — ep·i·cy·cloi·dal …   English syllables

  • epicycloidal — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|sī|klȯidəl adjective : relating to or having the properties of the epicycloid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epicycloidal wheel — Epicycloidal Ep i*cy*cloid al, a. Pertaining to the epicycloid, or having its properties. [1913 Webster] {Epicycloidal wheel}, a device for producing straight line motion from circular motion, on the principle that a pin fastened in the periphery …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epicycloidal gear — n. a gear of an epicyclic train …   English World dictionary

  • epicycloidal wheel — epicycloidal wheel, a gear or wheel in an epicyclic train …   Useful english dictionary

  • epicycloidal gear — /ɛpisaɪˌklɔɪdl ˈgɪə/ (say epeesuy.kloydl gear) noun one of the wheels in an epicyclic train. Also, epicycloidal wheel …   Australian English dictionary

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