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splicer

[ splahy-ser ]
/ ˈsplaɪ sər /
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noun
a device used to hold two sections of motion-picture film, recording tape, etc., in proper alignment while they are being spliced together.
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Origin of splicer

First recorded in 1925–30; splice + -er1
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How to use splicer in a sentence

  • Participants train for jobs including line mechanics, cable splicer mechanics, helper transformer testers, meter technicians, and other roles that are essential to building and maintaining the city’s infrastructure.

  • 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
  • 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
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