Meaning of SPLICE in English


I. splice 1 /splaɪs/ BrE AmE verb [transitive]

[ Date: 1500-1600 ; Language: Middle Dutch ; Origin: splissen ]

1 . to join the ends of two pieces of rope, film etc so that they form one continuous piece

2 . get spliced British English informal to get married

II. splice 2 BrE AmE noun [countable]

the act of joining the ends of two things together, or the place where this join has been made

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.