or french curve
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.
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Origin of French curve
First recorded in 1880–85
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a thin plastic sheet with profiles of several curves, used by draughtsmen for drawing curves
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