Definition of Epicycloidal

1. a. Pertaining to the epicycloid, or having its properties.

Definition of Epicycloidal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to an epicycloid. ¹

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Definition of Epicycloidal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epicycloidal

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Literary usage of Epicycloidal

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1. The Mechanical Principles of Engineering and Architecture by Henry Moseley, Dennis Hart Mahan (1869)
"Describe, similarly, an epicycloidal arc BE through the point B, and let them meet in E. Having determined, as above, the pitch of the teeth, and the radius ..."

2. A Manual of Applied Mechanics by William John Macquorn Rankine (1898)
"Willis has shown how to approximate to the figure of an epicycloidal tooth by means of two circular arcs, one concave lor the flank, the other convex, ..."

3. Text-book of Advanced Machine Work: Prepared for Students in Technical by Robert Henry Smith (1919)
"2. Systems of gearing. — There are two systems of gearing: The involute or single curve form of tooth, as shown in Fig. 2, and the epicycloidal (cycloidal) ..."

4. Principles of Mechanism: A Treatise on the Modification of Motion by Means by Stillman Williams Robinson (1896)
"But a preferable way is to make its top flat and straight and of the true epicycloidal shape in plan as at H, and, after cutting in the ordinary way to the ..."

5. The Useful Arts: Considered in Connexion with the Applications of Science by Jacob Bigelow (1853)
"Alternate, or Reciprocating, Motion, Cams, Crank, Parallel Motion, Sun and Planet Wheel, Inclined Wheel, epicycloidal-Wheel, Rack and Segment, ..."

6. A Manual of Machinery and Millwork by William John Macquorn Rankine (1880)
"same pitch, whatsoever the radius of the pitch-circle, is given '' epicycloidal teeth by tracing both the faces aud the flanks of u teeth of the same pitch, ..."

7. A Mechanical Text-book: Or, Introduction to the Study of Mechanics and by William John Macquorn Rankine, Edward Fisher Bamber (1873)
"epicycloidal Teeth.—For tracing the figures of teeth, ... Wheels of the same pitch, with epicycloidal teeth traced by the same rolling circle, ..."

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