french curve

noun, often capitalized F

Definition of french curve

: a curved piece of flat often plastic material used as a guide in drawing curves

First Known Use of french curve

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“French curve.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/french%20curve. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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