cardioid definition

  • noun:
    • A heart-shaped jet curve, the locus of a fixed point on a circle that rolls on the circumference of some other circle with the exact same radius.
    • An epicycloid with precisely one cusp; the airplane curve with polar equation - having a shape supposedly heart-shaped
    • An algebraic curve, so named from its similarity to a heart.
    • A curve that might be considered as the road of a point regarding the circumference of a circle which rolls on another group of equal size.
    • an epicycloid where the rolling circle equals the fixed circle
  • adjective:
    • Having this characteristic form
  • others:
    • Resembling or having the figures of this Cardiid√¶.

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