1 a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together; "the break was due to an imperfect splice" [syn: splicing]
2 joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together [syn: lap joint]
1 join the ends of; "splice film"
2 perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got spliced on Hawaii" [syn: marry, wed, tie]
3 join together so as to form new genetic combinations; "splice genes"
4 join by interweaving strands; "Splice the wires"
junction or joining
- Finnish: pleissi, pujos
electrical and mechanical connection between wires
part of a cricket bat
- To unite, as two ropes, or parts of a rope, by a particular manner of interweaving the strands, -- the union being between two ends, or between an end and the body of a rope.
- To unite, as spars, timbers, rails, etc., by lapping the two ends together, or by applying a piece which laps upon the two ends, and then binding, or in any way making fast.
- To unite in marriage.
- To unite as if splicing.
- he argues against attempts to splice different genres or species of literature into a single composition.
to unite ropes
- Finnish: pleissata
to unite as if splicing
- Portuguese: misturar
Splice may refer to:
- Connection of two or more pieces of linear material:
- Rope splicing, joining two pieces of rope or cable by weaving the strands of each into the other
- Eye splice, the best method of creating a permanent loop in the end of multi stranded rope by means of rope splicing.
- Tape splice, the joining of audio tape
- Film splice, the joining of film stock
- Electrical splice, the joining of wires in electrical wiring
- Optical splice, the joining of optical fibers:
- Splicing in genetics:
- Computer science:
- splice (system call), a Linux computer programming call to transfer data
- TCP splicing, postponement of the connection between the client and the server in computer networking
- An operation between two linked lists, as in the programming language C++ http://www.cplusplus.com/reference/stl/list/splice.html
- An operation on an array in the programming language PHP which removes a portion of the array and replaces it with something else. http://nl3.php.net/array-splice
- Splice (film), an upcoming science fiction film directed by Vincenzo Natali
- Splice, on a cricket bat, where the handle is joined to the body of the bat
- Splice the mainbrace, an order given aboard naval vessels to issue the crew with a drink
- Splice (ice cream), an Australian iced confectionery consisting of ice cream surrounded by fruit flavoured ice
splice in German: Spleißen
splice in Russian: Сплайс-пластина
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