Definition of Line roulette

1. Noun. A line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure.

Exact synonyms: Roulette
Generic synonyms: Curve, Curved Shape
Specialized synonyms: Cycloid, Epicycloid, Hypocycloid

Lexicographical Neighbors of Line Roulette

line of vision
line of work
line officer
line one's pockets
line organisation
line organization
line out
line outs
line pairs
line personnel
line plot
line plots
line precedence
line printer
line printers
line roulette (current term)
line score
line segment
line segments
line shaft
line shafts
line single
line spectrum
line spread function
line squall
line storm
line test
line triple
line tub
line up

Literary usage of Line roulette

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Elementary Course of Infinitesimal Calculus by Horace Lamb (1897)
"Curvature of a Line-Roulette. we have ultimately The curvature of a line-roulette, ie of the envelope of a straight line carried by the rolling curve, ..."

2. Uniplanar Kinematics of Solids and Fluids: With Applications to the by George Minchin Minchin (1882)
"let fall on the carried line from two consecutive points, / and L', of the curve C. If (as in Art. 60) (A) = the area of the Line-Roulette, (s) = area of ..."

3. How to Appreciate Prints by Frank Weitenkampf (1908)
"Gerard, by Vidal, who seems to have used stipple, line, roulette, aquatint and what not on the same plate. ..."

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