hypocycloid definition

  • noun:
    • The airplane locus of a place fixed on a circle that rolls internally circumference of a fixed group.
    • The locus of a place regarding circumference of a circle that rolls without falling in the circumference of some other circle.
    • A curve tracked by a place in circumference of a circle which rolls on the concave side in the fixed group. Cf. epicycloid, and trochoid.
    • In geometry, a curve explained by a spot regarding circumference of a circle which rolls upon the within of some other group.
    • a line created by a spot on a circle that rolls around inside another group

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