Definition of hypocycloidal in English:

hypocycloidal

adjective

Mathematics
  • See hypocycloid

    • ‘Examination of the wire phantom graphically illustrates that when using the hypocycloidal motion, there is uniform blurring of all wires.’
    • ‘Two lateral tomograms of the temporal bone 6 mm apart, acquired with hypocycloidal tomography.’
    • ‘The hypocycloidal annulus must have exactly twice as many teeth as the orbiting planet gear.’
    • ‘This is based on the classic hypocycloidal configuration which operates on the so-called ‘lost-tooth’ system.’
    • ‘Because of the 2: 1 mechanical advantage of the hypocycloidal drive, 50% less force is required for braking.’

Pronunciation

hypocycloidal

/ˌhʌɪpə(ʊ)sʌɪˈklɔɪd(ə)l/