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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Splice  \Splice\,  n. 
  A  junction  or  joining  made  by  splicing. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Splice  \Splice\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Spliced};  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  {Split},  v.  t.] 
  1.  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. 
  2.  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 
  3.  To  unite  in  marrige.  [Slang] 
  {Splice  grafting}.ee  under  {Grafting}. 
  {To  splice  the  main  brace}  (Naut.),  to  give  out  or  drink,  an 
  extra  allowance  of  spirits  on  occasion  of  special  exposure 
  to  wet  or  cold,  or  to  severe  fatigue;  hence  to  take  a 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  place  where  two  things  (as  paper  or  film  or  magnetic  tape) 
  have  been  joined;  "the  break  was  due  to  an  imperfect 
  splice"  [syn:  {splicing}] 
  2:  made  by  overlapping  two  ends  and  joining  them  together  [syn: 
  {lap  joint}] 
  v  1:  join  the  ends  of  "splice  wires" 
  2:  join  by  splicing;  "Splice  the  wires" 

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