French curve

or french curve


noun
  1. a flat drafting instrument, usually consisting of a sheet of clear plastic, the edges of which are cut into several scroll-like curves enabling a draftsperson to draw lines of varying curvature.

Origin of French curve

1
First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby French curve

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British Dictionary definitions for French curve

French curve

noun
  1. a thin plastic sheet with profiles of several curves, used by draughtsmen for drawing curves

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