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tr.v. spliced, splic·ing, splic·es
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.
1. A joining by splicing.
2. A place where parts have been spliced.

[Obsolete Dutch splissen, from Middle Dutch.]

splic′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.splicer - a woodworker who joins pieces of wood with a splice
woodworker, woodman, woodsman - makes things out of wood
2.splicer - a worker who splices ropes together by interweaving strands
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
3.splicer - a mechanical device for joining two pieces of paper or film or magnetic tape
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles


[ˈsplaɪsəʳ] N (for film) → máquina f de montaje


n (for films) → Klebepresse f
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