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Splice

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Noun, Verb (transitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Splicev. t. [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.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To unite in marriage.  [1913 Webster]
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 dram.
Splicen. 
     A junction or joining made by splicing.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Splice, v. & n.
--v.tr.
1 join the ends of (ropes) by interweaving strands.
2 join (pieces of timber, magnetic tape, film, etc.) in an overlapping position.
3 (esp. as spliced adj.) colloq. join in marriage.
--n. a joint consisting of two ropes, pieces of wood, film, etc., made by splicing, e.g. the handle and blade of a cricket bat.

Idiom
splice the main brace Naut. hist. issue an extra tot of rum.
Derivative
splicer n.
Etymology
prob. f. MDu. splissen, of uncert. orig.

THESAURUS

Splice

accouple, accumulate, adhesive, affixation, agglomeration, agglutinate, agglutination, aggregation, amass, annexation, arrange a match, articulate, articulation, assemble, associate, attachment, band, bandage, belt, bend, bind, bind up, binding, bond, brace, bracket, bracketing, braid, bridge, bridge over, bundle, cement, chain, cinch, clap together, clasping, clustering, collect, combination, combine, communication, comprise, concatenate, concatenation, concourse, concurrence, confluence, congeries, conglobulate, conglomeration, conjoin, conjugate, conjugation, conjunction, connect, connection, convergence, copulate, copulation, couple, coupling, cover, do up, embrace, encompass, enlace, entwine, fastener, fastening, gather, gathering, gird, girding, girdle, girt, girth, give away, glue, hitch, hooking, hookup, include, intercommunication, intercourse, interknit, interlace, interlinking, intertie, intertissue, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, intort, join, join together, joinder, joining, joint, jointure, junction, knit, knot, knotting, lace, lash, lashing, lay together, league, leash, liaison, ligation, link, linkage, linking, loom, loop, lump together, make a match, make one, marriage, marry, marshal, mass, mat, match, mate, meeting, merge, merger, merging, mobilize, net, noose, nuptial, pair, pairing, piece together, plait, pleach, put together, raddle, roll into one, rope, solder, span, splicing, stick together, sticking, strap, swaddle, swathe, symbiosis, take in, tape, tie, tie up, tie-in, tie-up, tieing, tissue, truss, twill, twine, twist, unification, unify, union, unite, unite in marriage, wattle, weave, web, wed, weld, wire, wrap, wrap up, wreathe, yoke, yoking, zipping

ROGET THESAURUS

Splice

Restoration

VB return to the original state, recover, rally, revive, come come to, come round, come to oneself, pull through, weather the storm, be oneself again, get well, get round, get the better of, get over, get about, rise from one's ashes, rise from the grave, survive, resume, reappear, come to, come to life again, live again, rise again, heal, skin over, cicatrize, right itself, restore, put back, place in statu quo, reinstate, replace, reseat, rehabilitate, reestablish, reestate, reinstall, reconstruct, rebuild, reorganize, reconstitute, reconvert, renew, renovate, regenerate, rejuvenate, redeem, reclaim, recover, retrieve, rescue, redress, recure, cure, heal, remedy, doctor, physic, medicate, break of, bring round, set on one's legs, resuscitate, revive, reanimate, revivify, recall to life, reproduce, warm up, reinvigorate, refresh, make whole, redintegrate, recoup, make good, make all square, rectify, correct, put right, put to rights, set right, set to rights, set straight, set up, put in order, refit, recruit, fill up, fill up the ranks, reinforce, repair, put in repair, remanufacture, put in thorough repair, put in complete repair, retouch, refashion, botch, vamp, tinker, cobble, do up, patch up, touch up, plaster up, vamp up, darn, finedraw, heelpiece, stop a gap, stanch, staunch, caulk, calk, careen, splice, bind up wounds.

Junction

VB join, unite, conjoin, connect, associate, put together, lay together, clap together, hang together, lump together, hold together, piece together, tack together, fix together, bind up together together, embody, reembody, roll into one, attach, fix, affix, saddle on, fasten, bind, secure, clinch, twist, make fast, tie, pinion, string, strap, sew, lace, tat, stitch, tack, knit, button, buckle, hitch, lash, truss, bandage, braid, splice, swathe, gird, tether, moor, picket, harness, chain, fetter, lock, latch, belay, brace, hook, grapple, leash, couple, accouple, link, yoke, bracket, marry, bridge over, span, braze, pin, nail, bolt, hasp, clasp, clamp, crimp, screw, rivet, impact, solder, set, weld together, fuse together, wedge, rabbet, mortise, miter, jam, dovetail, enchase, graft, ingraft, inosculate, entwine, intwine, interlink, interlace, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, entangle, twine round, belay, tighten, trice up, screw up, be joined, hang together, hold together, cohere.

Crossing

VB cross, decussate, intersect, interlace, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, interdigitate, interlink, twine, entwine, weave, inweave, twist, wreathe, anastomose, inosculate, dovetail, splice, link, lace, tat, mat, plait, plat, braid, felt, twill, tangle, entangle, ravel, net, knot, dishevel, raddle.

Interposition

VB lie between, come between, get between, intervene, slide in, interpenetrate, permeate, put between, introduce, import, throw in, wedge in, edge in, jam in, worm in, foist in, run in, plow in, work in, interpose, interject, intercalate, interpolate, interline, interleave, intersperse, interweave, interlard, interdigitate, sandwich in, fit in, squeeze in, let in, dovetail, splice, mortise, insinuate, smuggle, infiltrate, ingrain, interfere, put in an oar, thrust one's nose in, intrude, obtrude, have a finger in the pie, introduce the thin end of the wedge, thrust in.


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