- 1A rectangular key fitting into grooves in the hub and shaft of a wheel, especially one formed integrally with the shaft that allows movement of the wheel on the shaft.More example sentences
- UAW Local 2101 represents 17 workers at Wedin, where they manufacture ball screws, nuts, gears, shafts, splines and motion-control systems.
- Engineered to maintain original GM dimensions and process parameters, these axles are induction hardened and feature a 100-percent machined shaft and precision nobbed splines.
- Using the concave roller to carefully roll the spline into the groove over the screen.
- 1.1A corresponding groove in a hub along which the key may slide.More example sentences
- The hydraulic disc brakes are small and light, and the rotors fit onto splines on lightweight hubs.
- 2A slat.More example sentences
- If you are using Fiberglas screening, simultaneously roll the screen and spline into the channel in this step.
- Cut a 7 ‘piece of spline and glue it into the grooved short end of the opening.’
- A biscuit - a small wooden spline that looks like a flattened football - is glued and inserted into the slots as the boards are pressed together.
- 2.1A flexible wood or rubber strip used especially in drawing large curves.More example sentences
- Therefore, there is more flexibility in the fitted splines than is strictly necessary to model the data.
- The great power of ISIS-Drive's open standard is also its weakness - the tapered spline requires great care to produce and the ISIS standard leaves manufacturing open to interpretation in some respects.
- 3 (also spline curve) Mathematics A continuous curve constructed so as to pass through a given set of points and have a certain number of continuous derivatives.More example sentences
- The data was therefore fit nonparametrically to a smooth curve using the Dierckx algorithm for cubic spline curve fitting.
- Did you know that the most pleasing shape to man is the spline curve?
- Garrett was quick to recommend the use of cubic splines for the representation of smooth curves.
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- 1Secure (a part) by means of a spline.More example sentences
- The inner rotor portion of the pump is splined to one output on the axle and the outer drum portion of the pump is splined to the other.
- 1.1 (usually as adjective splined) Fit with a spline: splined freewheelsMore example sentences
- That combination creates a lighter, stiffer crankset than older square-taper spindles and uses Shimano's widely available ES - 70 splined bottom bracket.
- The splined interface accepts the rotor much like freehub accepts the cassette - just slide the rotor on and cinch-down using a single lock-ring.
- I want to replace my BB / Crank with a splined version, but the spindle is offered in 113 mm.
mid 18th century (originally East Anglian dialect): perhaps related to splinter.
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