Splining
Splining Splin"ing, a. Of or pertaining to a spline. [1913 Webster]

{Splining machine}, a machine tool for cutting grooves, key seats, or slots; a slotting machine. [1913 Webster]


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  • Splining machine — Splining Splin ing, a. Of or pertaining to a spline. [1913 Webster] {Splining machine}, a machine tool for cutting grooves, key seats, or slots; a slotting machine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spline — /spluyn/, n., v., splined, splining. 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. Mach. a. any of a series of uniformly spaced ridges on a shaft, parallel… …   Universalium

  • spline — /splaɪn/ (say spluyn) noun 1. a long, narrow, relatively thin strip of wood, metal, etc.; a slat. 2. a long, flexible strip of wood or the like used in drawing curves. 3. Machinery one of a number of uniformly spaced keys cut into a shaft… …   Australian English dictionary

  • spline — [splīn] n. [< E Anglian dial., prob. akin to Norw dial. splindra, a large, flat splinter: for IE base see SPLIT] 1. a long, flat, pliable strip, as of wood or metal, esp. one used in drawing curves 2. a) a flat key or strip that fits into a… …   English World dictionary

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