cardioid

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Etymology[edit]

cardio- +‎ -oid

Noun[edit]

cardioid (plural cardioids)

  1. (geometry) An epicycloid with exactly one cusp; the plane curve with polar equation \rho = 1 + \cos\,\theta - having a shape supposedly heart-shaped

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cardioid (comparative more cardioid, superlative most cardioid)

  1. Having this characteristic shape

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