Splice

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 Splice — Données clés Titre québécois Nouvelle espèce Titre original Splice Réalisation Vincenzo Natali Scénario Vincenzo Natali, Antoinette Terry Bryant et Doug Taylor Pays d’origine …

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  • 3 Splice — (spl[imac]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spliced} (spl[imac]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Splicing}.] [D. splitsen, splitten; akin to G. splissen, Sw. splissa, Dan. splisse, and E. split; from the dividing or splitting the ends into separate strands. See… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 splice — (v.) 1520s, originally a sailors word, from M.Du. splissen to splice, ultimately from PIE * (s)plei to split, splice (see FLINT (Cf. flint)). The Dutch word was borrowed in French as épisser. Used of motion picture film from 1912; of DNA from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 splice — ► VERB 1) join (a rope or ropes) by interweaving the strands at the ends. 2) join (pieces of timber, film, or tape) at the ends. 3) Genetics join or insert (a gene or gene fragment). ► NOUN ▪ a spliced join. ● get spliced Cf. ↑ …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 Splice — Splice, n. A junction or joining made by splicing. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 splice — index combine (join together), connection (fastening), intertwine, join (bring together) Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 splice — splīs vt, spliced; splic·ing to combine or insert (as genes) by genetic engineering <spliced a human gene for insulin into a bacterium> see GENE SPLICING …

    Medical dictionary

  • 9 splice — [v] join, interweave braid, entwine, graft, hitch, interlace, intertwine, intertwist, knit, marry, mate, mesh, plait, tie, unite, weave, wed, yoke; concept 193 Ant. divide, separate, sever …

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  • 10 splice — [splīs] vt. spliced, splicing [MDu splissen, akin to splitten, to SPLIT] 1. to join or unite (ropes or rope ends) by weaving together the end strands 2. to join the ends of (timbers) by overlapping and binding or bolting together 3. to fasten the …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Splice — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Splice – Das Genexperiment Originaltitel Splice …

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  • 12 splice — v. (D; tr.) to splice to (to splice a wire to a cable) * * * [splaɪs] (D; tr.) to splice to (to splice a wire to a cable) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 splice — I UK [splaɪs] / US verb [transitive] Word forms splice : present tense I/you/we/they splice he/she/it splices present participle splicing past tense spliced past participle spliced to connect the ends of two things, for example pieces of rope, so …

    English dictionary

  • 14 splice — spliceable, adj. /spluys/, v., spliced, splicing, n. v.t. 1. to join together or unite (two ropes or parts of a rope) by the interweaving of strands. 2. to unite (timbers, spars, or the like) by overlapping and binding their ends. 3. to unite… …

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  • 15 splice — splice1 [ splaıs ] verb transitive to connect the ends of two things, for example pieces of rope, so that they form one piece splice splice 2 [ splaıs ] noun count the place where two things have been spliced together …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 splice — [[t]spla͟ɪs[/t]] splices, splicing, spliced 1) VERB If you splice two pieces of rope, film, or tape together, you join them neatly at the ends so that they make one continuous piece. [V n] He taught me to edit and splice film... [be V ed] The… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 splice — 1. noun /splaɪs/ a) A junction or joining of ropes made by splicing them together. b) The electrical and mechanical connection between two pieces of wire or cable. 2. verb /splaɪs/ a) To unite, as two ropes, or parts of a rope, by a particular… …

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  • 18 splice — verb Splice is used with these nouns as the object: ↑film, ↑tape …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 splice — splice1 [splaıs] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Middle Dutch; Origin: splissen] 1.) to join the ends of two pieces of rope, film etc so that they form one continuous piece 2.) get spliced BrE informal to get married splice 2 splice2 n …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 splice — verb 1) the ropes are spliced together Syn: interweave, braid, plait, entwine, intertwine, interlace, knit, mesh; Nautical marry 2) we had to splice the two sections Syn: join, attach, stick together …

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