Definitions for: Spline


[n] a thin strip (wood or metal)
[n] a flexible strip (wood or rubber) used in drawing curved lines



Webster (1913) 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.

Synonyms: slat

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

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