spline

Definitions of spline
  1. noun
    a thin strip (wood or metal)
    synonyms: slat
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    lath
    a narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework
    fin, louver, louvre
    one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain
    splat
    a slat of wood in the middle of the back of a straight chair
    lag, stave
    one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket
    type of:
    strip
    thin piece of wood or metal
  2. noun
    a flexible strip (wood or rubber) used in drawing curved lines
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    type of:
    strip
    thin piece of wood or metal
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