Hypocycloid



[hahy-puh-sahy-kloid] /ˌhaɪ pəˈsaɪ klɔɪd/

noun, Geometry.
1.
a curve generated by the motion of a point on the circumference of a circle that rolls internally, without slipping, on a given circle.
/ˌhaɪpəˈsaɪklɔɪd/
noun
1.
a curve described by a point on the circumference of a circle as the circle rolls around the inside of a fixed coplanar circle Compare epicycloid, cycloid (sense 4)
hypocycloid
(hī’pō-sī’kloid’)

The curve described by a point on the circumference of a circle as the circle rolls on the inside of the circumference of a second, fixed circle.

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