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Meaning of SPLINE

Pronunciation:  splIn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a thin strip (wood or metal)
  2. [n]  a flexible strip (wood or rubber) used in drawing curved lines
 

SPLINE is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: slat
 
 See Also: fin, lag, lath, louver, louvre, splat, stave, strip, Venetian blind

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spline\, n.
1. A rectangular piece fitting grooves like key seats in a
   hub and a shaft, so that while the one may slide endwise
   on the other, both must revolve together; a feather; also,
   sometimes, a groove to receive such a rectangular piece.

2. A long, flexble piece of wood sometimes used as a ruler.

 

 

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