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[splahy-ser] /ˈsplaɪ sər/
a device used to hold two sections of motion-picture film, recording tape, etc., in proper alignment while they are being spliced together.
Origin of splicer
First recorded in 1925-30; splice + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It was an envelope slipped behind the bookcase, containing a bill from splicer, the London cricket-bat-maker, dated a year ago.

    The Master of the Shell Talbot Baines Reed
  • One which hardly shows itself, from the neatness of the rope and the skill of the splicer.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth

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