Meaning of SPLICE in English

SPLICE

I. verb

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Either exon 1 or coding segment 2 can splice with exon 3 to encode an alanine across the splice junction.

For the benefit of the conductor, a short length of cord was spliced on and hung down over each doorway.

He spliced up the tape afterwards and things like that.

I assumed it would splice together further ahead.

Rex had established himself as the rope and rigging man, knotting, splicing, whipping ends, replacing worn sections.

The line itself must be securely tied or spliced to the swivel.

We saved the broken pieces and spliced them together.

II. noun

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Every length of rope had mends and splices.

In each case the splices result in appropriate splice junctions and a single open reading frame.

The AD1 domain appears to be spliced as part of a pattern of multiple alternative splices.

Then we might get together for a mini-lesson on, say, comma splices.

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