Meaning of SPLICE in English

SPLICE

/ splaɪs; NAmE / verb , noun

■ verb [ vn ] splice sth (together)

1.

to join the ends of two pieces of rope by twisting them together

2.

to join the ends of two pieces of film, tape, etc. by sticking them together

IDIOMS

- get spliced

■ noun

the place where two pieces of film, tape, rope, etc. have been joined

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WORD ORIGIN

early 16th cent.: probably from Middle Dutch splissen , of unknown origin.

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