Meaning of SPLICE in English


[splice] vt spliced ; [obs. D splissen; akin to MD splitten to split] (ca. 1525) 1 a: to unite (as two ropes) by interweaving the strands b: to unite (as lengths of magnetic tape) by lapping two ends together or by applying a piece that laps upon two ends and making fast

2: to unite, link, or insert as if by splicing

3: to combine (genetic material) from either the same organism or different organisms "use enzymes to cut and ~ genes" -- n

[2]splice n (1627) 1: a joining or joint made by splicing something

2: marriage, wedding

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