Perhaps the conic sections, the cycloid, &c., might be advantageously added in such cases.
It is not yet known to what philosopher we owe the invention of the cycloid.
Rather it travels along a cycloid, bending back upon itself, following the movement of man.
So that it is a kind of cycloid, of which, however, the points can be found geometrically.
The vermiform body is covered with cycloid imbricating scales, devoid of osteoderms.
In brief—distinct grounds, and vivid circular or cycloid figures, of no meaning, are here Median laws.
(d) Covered with rounded scales shaped like the cycloid scales of Teleosteans as in Amia.
The cycloid is the simplest member of the class of curves known as roulettes.
Ctenoid scales have a comb-edge of fine prickles or cilia; cycloid scales have the edges smooth.
A famous period in the history of the cycloid is marked by a bitter controversy which sprang up between Descartes and Roberval.