hypotrochoid

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English[edit]

The red curve is a hypotrochoid.

Etymology[edit]

hypo- +‎ trochoid

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌhaɪ.pə(ʊ)ˈtɹəʊ.kɔɪd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌhaɪ.poʊˈtɹoʊ.kɔɪd/, /ˌhaɪ.pəˈtɹoʊ.kɔɪd/
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Noun[edit]

hypotrochoid (plural hypotrochoids)

  1. (geometry) A geometric curve traced by a fixed point on the radius line outside one circle which rotates inside the perimeter of another circle.

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