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Noun: spline  splIn
  1. A flexible strip (wood or rubber) used in drawing curved lines
     
  2. A thin strip (wood or metal)
    - slat
     
  3. (mathematics) a continuous curve that goes through a set of given points; used for interpolation and curve fitting

Derived forms: splines

Type of: strip

Part of: Venetian blind

Encyclopedia: Spline