Definition of Line roulette
1. Noun. A line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure.
Generic synonyms: Curve, Curved Shape
Specialized synonyms: Cycloid, Epicycloid, Hypocycloid
Lexicographical Neighbors of Line Roulette
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. ..."