Definition of Tautochrone

1. n. A curved line, such that a heavy body, descending along it by the action of gravity, will always arrive at the lowest point in the same time, wherever in the curve it may begin to fall; as, an inverted cycloid with its base horizontal is a tautochrone.



Definition of Tautochrone

1. Noun. (mathematics) A curved line, such that a heavy body, descending along it by the action of gravity, will always arrive at the lowest point in the same time, wherever in the curve it may begin to fall. ¹

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Medical Definition of Tautochrone

1. A curved line, such that a heavy body, descending along it by the action of gravity, will always arrive at the lowest point in the same time, wherever in the curve it may begin to fall; as, an inverted cycloid with its base horizontal is a tautochrone. Origin: Gr, for the same + time: cf. F. Tautochrone. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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