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Origin of cycloid
OTHER WORDS FROM cycloidcy·cloi·dal, adjectivecy·cloi·dal·ly, adverb
Words nearby cycloid
Example sentences from the Web for cycloid
The tail is diphycercal in all, ending in a long point, and the body is covered with cycloid scales.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
A cycloid scale is a flat thin scale with concentric markings and an entire posterior margin.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
Louis Agassiz distinguished four kinds of scales—placoid, ganoid, cycloid and ctenoid.Zoology: The Science of Animal Life|Ernest Ingersoll
The cycloid has been called by Montucla, the Helen of geometers.
Pascal is said to have written his treatise on the cycloid from a religious motive.Sir Christopher Wren|Lucy Phillimore