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Groove vs. Spline

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Groove

A long narrow furrow or channel.
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Spline

Any of a series of projections on a shaft that fit into slots on a corresponding shaft, enabling both to rotate together.
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Groove

The spiral track cut into a phonograph record for the stylus to follow.
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Spline

The groove or slot for such a projection.
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Groove

(Informal) An interesting or enjoyable rhythm in a piece of music, especially in jazz or popular music.
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Spline

A flexible piece of wood, hard rubber, or metal used in drawing curves.
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Groove

(Informal) A settled routine
Got into the groove of a nine-to-five job.
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Spline

A wooden or metal strip; a slat.
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Groove

A situation or an activity that one enjoys or to which one is especially well suited
Found his groove playing bass in a trio.
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Spline

Long thin piece of metal or wood.
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Groove

A very pleasurable experience.
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Spline

(woodworking) A strip of wood or other material inserted into grooves in each of two pieces of wood to provide additional surface for gluing.
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Groove

To cut a groove or grooves in.
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Spline

A flexible strip of metal or other material, that may be bent into a curve and used in a similar manner to a ruler to draw smooth curves between points.
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Groove

(Baseball) To throw (a pitch) over the middle of home plate, where it is likely to be hit.
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Spline

Any of a number of smooth curves used to join points. Category:en:Curves
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Groove

To take great pleasure or satisfaction; enjoy oneself
Just sitting around, grooving on the music.
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Spline

A rectangular piece that fits grooves like key seats in a hub and a shaft, so that while the one may slide endwise on the other, both must revolve together.
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Groove

To be affected with pleasurable excitement.
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Spline

(mechanics) Ridges or teeth on a drive shaft that mesh with grooves in a mating piece and transfer torque to it, maintaining the angular correspondence between them.
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Groove

To react or interact harmoniously.
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Spline

To smooth (a curve or surface) by means of a spline.
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Groove

A long, narrow channel or depression; e.g., such a slot cut into a hard material to provide a location for an engineering component, a tyre groove, or a geological channel or depression.
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Spline

(engineering) To fit with a spline.
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Groove

A fixed routine.
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Spline

(engineering) To fasten to or together with a spline.
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Groove

The middle of the strike zone in baseball where a pitch is most easily hit.
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Spline

A rectangular piece fitting grooves like key seats in a hub and a shaft, so that while the one may slide endwise on the other, both must revolve together; a feather; also, sometimes, a groove to receive such a rectangular piece.
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Groove

(music) A pronounced, enjoyable rhythm.
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Spline

A long, flexble piece of wood sometimes used as a ruler.
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Groove

A good feeling (often as in the groove).
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Spline

A flexible strip (wood or rubber) used in drawing curved lines
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Groove

(mining) A shaft or excavation.
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Spline

A thin strip (wood or metal)
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Groove

(motorsport) A racing line, a path across the racing circuit's surface that a racecar will usually track on. (Note: There may be multiple grooves on any particular circuit or segment of circuit)
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Groove

(transitive) To cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or grooves; to furrow.
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Groove

(intransitive) To perform, dance to, or enjoy rhythmic music.
I was just starting to groove to the band when we had to leave.
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Groove

A furrow, channel, or long hollow, such as may be formed by cutting, molding, grinding, the wearing force of flowing water, or constant travel; a depressed way; a worn path; a rut.
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Groove

Hence: The habitual course of life, work, or affairs; fixed routine.
The gregarious trifling of life in the social groove.
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Groove

A shaft or excavation.
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Groove

To cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or grooves; to furrow.
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Groove

A long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
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Groove

A settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape;
They fell into a conversational rut
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Groove

(anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
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Groove

Make a groove in, or provide with a groove;
Groove a vinyl record
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Groove

Hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove;
Furrow soil
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