verb (used with object), spliced, splic·ing.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Idioms for splice
- to issue a ration of spirits, as grog, to all hands.
- to drink spirits.
Origin of splice
OTHER WORDS FROM splicesplice·a·ble, adjectivere·splice, verb (used with object), re·spliced, re·splic·ing.un·der·splice, verb (used with object), un·der·spliced, un·der·splic·ing.un·spliced, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for splice
Braid does not work well with a uni splice, as its skinny profile and slick coating tend to cause the knots to over-tighten and slip through instead of jamming.
The uni splice maintains its strength under strain when tied with 15- to 80-pound-test, but it tends to fail with lighter lines, especially if jolted suddenly.
Warning: the video is LONG and has an awkward splice in the middle where the Skype connection failed.Iraq Plus 10: A Bloggingheads Conversation with Bob Wright|David Frum|March 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sort of a combination grammar and punctuation problem, is what I call the “however comma splice.”
Hands were sent aloft to fish the foreyard, and to knot and splice the most important parts of the running rigging.The Missing Ship|W. H. G. Kingston
His fingers finally closed over the wire; he jerked it out and with it the splice tool.
He got most of the strands of one end of wire shoved into a splice lug, and called it good enough.
If he could splice the wire hanging in front of him, Valier would once more be in perfect shape.
Then the splice was completed, and by evening we were under way for Cagayan, laying cable as we went.A Woman's Journey through the Philippines|Florence Kimball Russel