Meaning of SPLICE in English
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. splice the main brace Naut. hist. issue an extra tot of rum. splicer n.
[ prob. f. MDu. splissen, of uncert. orig. ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012