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French curve

Line breaks: French curve

Definition of French curve in English:

noun

A template used for drawing curved lines.
Example sentences
  • Use a French curve to help you maintain the appropriate curve.
  • I drew the plans myself, straining to recall fifth-form technical drawing as I tried to figure out which way is up on a French curve.
  • Carefully remove the pieces and, using a French curve, connect all the dots, smoothing out any irregularities.

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