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spline  audio  (spln) KEY 

NOUN:
    1. Any of a series of projections on a shaft that fit into slots on a corresponding shaft, enabling both to rotate together.
    2. The groove or slot for such a projection.
  1. A flexible piece of wood, hard rubber, or metal used in drawing curves.
  2. A wooden or metal strip; a slat.

ETYMOLOGY:
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