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splice

 (splīs)
tr.v. spliced, splic·ing, splic·es
1.
a. To join (two pieces of film, for example) at the ends.
b. To join (ropes, for example) by interweaving strands.
2. To join (pieces of wood) by overlapping and binding at the ends.
3. To join together or insert (segments of DNA or RNA) so as to form new genetic combinations or alter a genetic structure.
4. Slang To join in marriage: They went to Las Vegas to get spliced.
n.
1. A joining by splicing.
2. A place where parts have been spliced.

[Obsolete Dutch splissen, from Middle Dutch.]

splic′er n.

splice

(splaɪs)
vb (tr)
1. to join (two ropes) by intertwining the strands
2. to join up the trimmed ends of (two pieces of wire, film, magnetic tape, etc) with solder or an adhesive material
3. (Forestry) to join (timbers) by overlapping and binding or bolting the ends together
4. (passive) informal to enter into marriage: the couple got spliced last Saturday.
5. (Nautical Terms) splice the mainbrace nautical history to issue and partake of an extra allocation of alcoholic spirits
n
6. (Knots) a join made by splicing
7. the place where such a join occurs
8. (Cricket) the wedge-shaped end of a cricket-bat handle or similar instrument that fits into the blade
[C16: probably from Middle Dutch splissen; related to German spleissen, Swedish splitsa; see split]
ˈsplicer n

splice

(splaɪs)

v. spliced, splic•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to join together or unite (rope) by the interweaving of strands.
2. to unite (timbers, spars, or the like) by overlapping and binding their ends.
3. to unite (film, magnetic tape, or the like) by butting and cementing.
4. to join or unite.
5. to join (segments of DNA or RNA) together.
6. Informal. to unite in marriage.
n.
7. a joining of two ropes or parts of a rope by splicing.
8. the union or junction made by splicing.
[1515–25; < earlier Dutch splissen (now splitsen)]
splice′a•ble, adj.
splic′er, n.

splice

(splīs)
To join together genes or gene fragments or to insert them into a cell or other structure, such as a virus. In genetic engineering, scientists splice together genetic material to produce new genes or to alter a genetic structure.
graft, splice - A graft is one thing attached to another by insertion or implantation so it becomes part of it; a splice is the joining of two things end-to-end to make a new whole.
See also related terms for insertion.

splice


Past participle: spliced
Gerund: splicing

Imperative
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splice
Present
I splice
you splice
he/she/it splices
we splice
you splice
they splice
Preterite
I spliced
you spliced
he/she/it spliced
we spliced
you spliced
they spliced
Present Continuous
I am splicing
you are splicing
he/she/it is splicing
we are splicing
you are splicing
they are splicing
Present Perfect
I have spliced
you have spliced
he/she/it has spliced
we have spliced
you have spliced
they have spliced
Past Continuous
I was splicing
you were splicing
he/she/it was splicing
we were splicing
you were splicing
they were splicing
Past Perfect
I had spliced
you had spliced
he/she/it had spliced
we had spliced
you had spliced
they had spliced
Future
I will splice
you will splice
he/she/it will splice
we will splice
you will splice
they will splice
Future Perfect
I will have spliced
you will have spliced
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we will have spliced
you will have spliced
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Future Continuous
I will be splicing
you will be splicing
he/she/it will be splicing
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you will be splicing
they will be splicing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been splicing
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we have been splicing
you have been splicing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been splicing
you will have been splicing
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we will have been splicing
you will have been splicing
they will have been splicing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been splicing
you had been splicing
he/she/it had been splicing
we had been splicing
you had been splicing
they had been splicing
Conditional
I would splice
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we would splice
you would splice
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Past Conditional
I would have spliced
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we would have spliced
you would have spliced
they would have spliced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.splice - a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together; "the break was due to an imperfect splice"
junction, conjunction - something that joins or connects
2.splice - joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them togethersplice - joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together
joint - junction by which parts or objects are joined together
Verb1.splice - join the ends of; "splice film"
conjoin, join - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
splice - join together so as to form new genetic combinations; "splice genes"
2.splice - perform a marriage ceremonysplice - perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got spliced on Hawaii"
officiate - act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding; "Who officiated at your wedding?"
solemnise, solemnize - perform (the wedding ceremony) with proper ceremonies
3.splice - join together so as to form new genetic combinations; "splice genes"
conjoin, join - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
splice - join the ends of; "splice film"
4.splice - join by interweaving strands; "Splice the wires"
piece - join during spinning; "piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings"
interlace, intertwine, lace, twine, enlace, entwine - spin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts"

splice

verb join, unite, graft, marry, wed, knit, mesh, braid, intertwine, interweave, yoke, plait, entwine, interlace, intertwist He taught me to edit and splice film.
Translations
liittääpleissatapleissipujos
épisserretassure

splice

[splaɪs]
A. VT
1. [+ rope, tape etc] → empalmar, juntar
to get splicedcasarse
2. (Naut) → ayustar
B. Nempalme m, junta f

splice

[ˈsplaɪs] vt
[+ tape, film] → coller
[+ rope] → épisser

splice

nVerbindung f; (of ropes also)Spleiß m (spec); (of tapes, film also)Klebung f; (of wood also)Fuge f
vt ropesspleißen (spec); tapes, film(zusammen)kleben; pieces of wood etcverfugen; to splice something togetheretw zusammenfügen; to get spliced (inf)sich verehelichen (hum)

splice

[splaɪs] vt (rope, film) → giuntare; (wood) → calettare
References in classic literature ?
Splice it, or else put in a new reel and on with the show.
Pythagoras, that in bright Greece, two thousand years ago, did die, so good, so wise, so mild; I sailed with thee along the Peruvian coast last voyage -- and, foolish as I am, taught thee, a green simple boy, how to splice a rope!
Well, yes - it IS a little different from the idea I had - but I thought I might go around and get acquainted with the grandees, anyway - not exactly splice the main-brace with them, you know, but shake hands and pass the time of day.
So it was done to the general contentment; and if Gruff and Glum didn't in the course of the afternoon splice the main brace, it was not for want of the means of inflicting that outrage on the feelings of the Infant Bands of Hope.
Also, it meant that cables could henceforth be made longer, with fewer sleeves and splices, and without the oil, which had always been an unmitigated nuisance.
The Splice Machine RDBMS is an innovative hybrid of in-memory technology from Spark and disk-based technology from Hadoop.
Conventional splicing techniques require the use of controlled, high-temperature air in order to heat-shrink the sleeve, sealing the splice from the surrounding elements.
Featuring a re-enterable housing, VisiLock allows for visible examination of an encapsulated cathodic splice without opening the box with its semi-transparent housing design.
We developed a quantitative real-time reverse transcription (RT)-PCR method for 4 individual TERT splice variants to clarify their quantitative relationship in tumor cell lines and in NSCLC tissues and their surrounding noncancerous tissues.
To evaluate such factors as friction in old and new splice designs, Leech has added his model of splice behavior into software that previously could predict only the behavior of unspliced rope.
And, unlike vulcanized splices, the wear on the splice is visually apparent, allowing maintenance crews to complete the repair during a scheduled downtime.
One other possible solution came in the form of a tinplated steel splice for electrical applications available in continuous strips on reels.