Meaning of SPLINE in English


n. & v. --n. 1 a rectangular key fitting into grooves in the hub and shaft of a wheel and allowing longitudinal play. 2 a slat. 3 a flexible wood or rubber strip used esp. in drawing large curves. fit with a spline (sense 1). [orig. E. Anglian dial., perh. rel. to SPLINTER]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.