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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.
The host lab studies the regulatory networks that control alternative splicing in the brain.
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The splicer is suitable for splicing a variety of materials used in the nonwovens industry where light tension coupled with a need for a Butt Splice is a requirement.
Washington, June 1 ( ANI ): An international team of researchers has found that a singular gene mutation helps brain cancer cells to not just survive, but grow tumors rapidly by altering the splicing of genes that control cellular metabolism.
They cover theory, basic methods, the detection of splicing events, the analysis of splicing in vitro and in vivo, manipulating splicing events, and the bioinformatic analysis of splicing.
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.
Adhesives Research has launched three new high-performance splicing tapes,ARclad 92719,ARclad 92495Y and ARclad 8811HC.
The Type-46 TomCat plus fusion splicer improves splicing efficiency and productivity by 70 percent by streamlining the splicing process and reducing the bottle neck of "heater wait time" by 88 percent, making it the fastest V-groove splicer on the market.
Clive and Elsa have been splicing DNA from different animals to create new hybrids, whose complex genetic structure could provide numerous medical breakthroughs.
TERT has been shown to contain at least 6 alternative splicing sites (16-20); however, only the full-length TERT transcript is associated with telomerase activity (16-18).