Associations to the word «Splice»


SPLICE, noun. (nautical) A junction or joining of ropes made by splicing them together.
SPLICE, noun. (electrical) The electrical and mechanical connection between two pieces of wire or cable.
SPLICE, noun. (cricket) That part of a bat where the handle joins the blade.
SPLICE, noun. Bonding or joining of overlapping materials.
SPLICE, noun. (genetics) The process of removing from the pre-messenger RNA intron sequences, and then joining together exons.
SPLICE, verb. 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.
SPLICE, verb. 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.
SPLICE, verb. (slang) To unite in marriage.
SPLICE, verb. (figuratively) To unite as if splicing.
SPLICE, verb. (genetics) To remove intron sequences from the pre-messenger RNA, and then join together exons.
SPLICE GRAFTING, noun. (horticulture) a method of grafting by cutting the ends of the scion and stock completely across and obliquely, in such a manner that the sections are of the same shape, then lapping the ends so that the one cut surface exactly fits the other, and securing them by tying or otherwise.
SPLICE TAPE, noun. (construction) Cured or uncured synthetic tape used for splicing materials.
SPLICE TAPES, noun. Plural of splice tape
SPLICE THE MAINBRACE, verb. (nautical) (idiomatic) To have a drink.
SPLICE VARIANT, noun. (genetics) A varian form of a mRNA produced by RNA splicing
SPLICE VARIANTS, noun. Plural of splice variant

Dictionary definition

SPLICE, noun. A junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together; "the break was due to an imperfect splice".
SPLICE, noun. Joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together.
SPLICE, verb. Join the ends of; "splice film".
SPLICE, verb. Perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got spliced on Hawaii".
SPLICE, verb. Join together so as to form new genetic combinations; "splice genes".
SPLICE, verb. Join by interweaving strands; "Splice the wires".

Wise words

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