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spline

 (splīn)
n.
1.
a. Any of a series of projections on a shaft that fit into slots on a corresponding shaft, enabling both to rotate together.
b. The groove or slot for such a projection.
2. A flexible piece of wood, hard rubber, or metal used in drawing curves.
3. A wooden or metal strip; a slat.

[Origin unknown.]
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spline

(splaɪn)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) any one of a series of narrow keys (external splines) formed longitudinally around the circumference of a shaft that fit into corresponding grooves (internal splines) in a mating part: used to prevent movement between two parts, esp in transmitting torque
2. a long narrow strip of wood, metal, etc; slat
3. (Building) a thin narrow strip made of wood, metal, or plastic fitted into a groove in the edge of a board, tile, etc, to connect it to another
vb
(Building) (tr) to provide (a shaft, part, etc) with splines
[C18: East Anglian dialect; perhaps related to Old English splin spindle; see splint]
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spline

(splaɪn)

n.
1. a long, narrow, thin strip of wood, metal, etc.; slat.
2. a long, flexible strip of wood or the like, used in drawing curves.
3. any of a series of ridges on a shaft, parallel to its axis and fitting inside corresponding grooves in the hub of a gear, etc., to transmit torque.
4. a thin strip of material inserted into the edges of two boards, acoustic tiles, etc., to make a butt joint between them; feather.
[1750–60; orig. East Anglian dial.; perhaps akin to splint]
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spline


Past participle: splined
Gerund: splining

Imperative
spline
spline
Present
I spline
you spline
he/she/it splines
we spline
you spline
they spline
Preterite
I splined
you splined
he/she/it splined
we splined
you splined
they splined
Present Continuous
I am splining
you are splining
he/she/it is splining
we are splining
you are splining
they are splining
Present Perfect
I have splined
you have splined
he/she/it has splined
we have splined
you have splined
they have splined
Past Continuous
I was splining
you were splining
he/she/it was splining
we were splining
you were splining
they were splining
Past Perfect
I had splined
you had splined
he/she/it had splined
we had splined
you had splined
they had splined
Future
I will spline
you will spline
he/she/it will spline
we will spline
you will spline
they will spline
Future Perfect
I will have splined
you will have splined
he/she/it will have splined
we will have splined
you will have splined
they will have splined
Future Continuous
I will be splining
you will be splining
he/she/it will be splining
we will be splining
you will be splining
they will be splining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been splining
you have been splining
he/she/it has been splining
we have been splining
you have been splining
they have been splining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been splining
you will have been splining
he/she/it will have been splining
we will have been splining
you will have been splining
they will have been splining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been splining
you had been splining
he/she/it had been splining
we had been splining
you had been splining
they had been splining
Conditional
I would spline
you would spline
he/she/it would spline
we would spline
you would spline
they would spline
Past Conditional
I would have splined
you would have splined
he/she/it would have splined
we would have splined
you would have splined
they would have splined
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spline - a flexible strip (wood or rubber) used in drawing curved lines
strip - thin piece of wood or metal
2.spline - a thin strip (wood or metal)spline - a thin strip (wood or metal)  
lath - a narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework
louver, louvre, fin - 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
stave, lag - one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket
strip - thin piece of wood or metal
Venetian blind - a window blind made of horizontal strips that overlap when closed
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Translations
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To provide flexibility in capturing local features in the exposure-response curve, polynomial spline terms may also be used as basis functions.
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The axial forces R are the (equal) action and reaction that the turbine impeller exerts on the shaft through the helical spline and will be referred to as load transfer.
The abovementioned conclusions on the evolution of the microstructure during DSR and usefulness of EBSD led us to establish the goal of the study: in this work, we attempted to reveal the strengthening mechanism of the spline tooth formed by HSCRB with EBSD.
For cubic spline, the second derivative in each node is set as [L.sub.i], then s" (x) can be written in the following form using linear interpolation:
This study determines the model conformity hypothesis test between multivariable nonparametric regression that is influenced by spatial heterogeneity with truncated spline approach and multivariable nonparametric regression in general.
In the first method, the QTc was first determined by the new spline and Bazett formula and the JT interval was calculated by subtracting QRS duration from the corrected QT.
STEP 14: Cut the groove for the spline on either a router table or the table saw, stopping the cut at either end on the stiles (on the rails, you can groove the tenons without weakening them much).