Meaning of SPLICE in English

SPLICE

■ verb join (a rope or ropes) by interweaving the strands at the ends.

↘join (pieces of timber, film, or tape) at the ends.

↘ Genetics join or insert (a gene or gene fragment).

■ noun a ~d join.

↘the wedge-shaped tang of a cricket-bat handle, forming a joint with the blade.

Phrases

get (or be ) ~d Brit. informal get married.

Derivatives

~r noun

Origin

C16: prob. from MDu. splissen , of unknown origin.

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