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Definition 1: joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for splice in the sense of this definition

(splice is a kind of ...) junction by which parts or objects are joined together

Definition 2: a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where splice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the break was due to an imperfect splice

Synonyms for splice in the sense of this definition

(splice is a kind of ...) something that joins or connects

Definition 3: join by interweaving strands - [verb of contact]

Samples where splice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Splice the wires

(splice is a kind of ...) spin, wind, or twist together

"intertwine the ribbons" "Twine the threads into a rope" "intertwined hearts"

(... is a kind of splice ) join during spinning

"piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings"

Definition 4: join the ends of - [verb of contact]

Samples where splice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • splice film

(splice is a kind of ...) make contact or come together

"The two roads join here"

(splice has a similar meaning as ...) join together so as to form new genetic combinations

"splice genes"

Definition 5: join together so as to form new genetic combinations - [verb of contact]

Samples where splice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • splice genes

(splice is a kind of ...) make contact or come together

"The two roads join here"

(splice has a similar meaning as ...) join the ends of

"splice film"

Samples where splice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The minister married us on Saturday
  • We were wed the following week
  • The couple got spliced on Hawaii

Synonyms for splice in the sense of this definition

(splice is a kind of ...) act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding

"Who officiated at your wedding?"

(... is a kind of splice ) perform (the wedding ceremony) with proper ceremonies

(splice has a similar meaning as ...) take in marriage

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