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cy·cloid

(sī'kloyd),
Suggesting cyclothymia; a term applied to personality traits associated with cyclothymia.
[cyclo- + G. eidos, resembling]

cycloid

/cy·cloid/ (si´kloid) characterized by alternating moods of elation and depression.

cycloid

(sī′kloid′)
adj.
1. Resembling a circle.
2. Psychology Afflicted with or relating to cyclothymia.

cy·cloi′dal (-kloid′l) adj.

cycloid

(sī′kloyd) [″ + eidos, form, shape]
1. Resembling a circle.
2. Denoting a ring of atoms.
3. Extreme variations of mood from elation to melancholia.
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The vanes are now guided along a cycloidal path, leaving the seals to perform their function subject to far less friction.
For powering the robot elements, TAE compared the capabilities of both AC and DC servomotors having resolvers and working through 6:1 cycloidal reducers on four of the axes and a worm gear on the fifth (Z axis).
A patented cycloidal movement guides the forming tool through an eleven-point rosette pattern to achieve a uniform spread of the material.