how to pronounce spline

splaɪn

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meanings of spline

noun:

  1. A strip of wood or other material inserted into grooves in each of two pieces of wood to provide additional surface for gluing.
  2. A rectangular piece that fits 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.
  3. Any of a number of smooth curves used to join points.
  4. A flexible strip of metal or other material, that may be bent into a curve and used in a similar manner to a ruler to draw smooth curves between points.
  5. Long thin piece of metal or wood.
  6. Ridges or teeth on a drive shaft that mesh with grooves in a mating piece and transfer torque to it, maintaining the angular correspondence between them.

verb:

  1. To fit with a spline.
  2. To smooth (a curve or surface) by means of a spline.
  3. To fasten to or together with a spline.

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