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    splice - Dictionary definition and meaning for word splice

    Definition
    (noun) a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together
    Synonyms : splicing
    Example Sentence
    • the break was due to an imperfect splice
    Definition
    (noun) joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together
    Synonyms : lap joint
    Definition
    (verb) join the ends of
    Example Sentence
    • splice film
    Definition
    (verb) perform a marriage ceremony
    Synonyms : marry , tie , wed
    Example Sentence
    • The minister married us on Saturday
    • We were wed the following week
    • The couple got spliced on Hawaii
    Definition
    (verb) join together so as to form new genetic combinations
    Example Sentence
    • splice genes
    Definition
    (verb) join by interweaving strands
    Example Sentence
    • Splice the wires
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for splice

Splice is the opposite of slice (not the drink). If you slice, you cut. If you splice, you join.

the free 5 star was fastened to the slice bottle

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