Meaning of splice
Pronunciation: (splīs), [key]
— v., n. spliced, splic•ing,
- to join together or unite (two ropes or parts of a rope) by the interweaving of strands.
- to unite (timbers, spars, or the like) by overlapping and binding their ends.
- to unite (film, magnetic tape, or the like) by butting and cementing.
- to join or unite.
- to join (segments of DNA or RNA) together.
- to unite in marriage: They'll be spliced in June.
- to issue a ration of spirits, as grog, to all hands.
- to drink spirits.
- a joining of two ropes or parts of a rope by splicing.
- the union or junction made by splicing.
- a joining or junction of two pieces of timber, spar, etc., by overlapping and fastening the ends.
- a joining of film, electromagnetic tape, or the like.
- splice (Thesaurus)