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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.splicing - 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
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The door to the surgeon's room stood open, meantime, but the cutting, sewing, splicing, and bandaging going on in there in plain view did not seem to disturb anyone's appetite.
He was busy with a copy of verses, and East and Tom were chatting together in whispers by the light of the fire, and splicing a favourite old fives bat which had sprung.
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