Origin of cycloid
OTHER WORDS FROM cycloidcy·cloi·dal, adjectivecy·cloi·dal·ly, adverb
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How to use cycloid in a sentence
In brief—distinct grounds, and vivid circular or cycloid figures, of no meaning, are here Median laws.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
In 1644 he published a tract on the properties of the cycloid in which he suggested a solution of the problem of its quadrature.A History of Science, Volume 2(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
Other sharks had piercing teeth (Cladoselache and Cladodus); some, the petalodonts, had peculiar cycloid cutting teeth.
The tail is diphycercal in all, ending in a long point, and the body is covered with cycloid scales.
The Holoptychiidæ have the pectoral fins acute, the scales cycloid, enameled, and the teeth very complex.