Splice

Definition of Splice

Pronunciation: splīs
v. t.1.To unite, as two ropes, or parts of a rope, by a particular manner of interweaving the strands, - the union being between two ends, or between an end and the body of a rope.
[imp. & p. p. Spliced (splīst); p. pr. & vb. n. Splicing .]
2.To unite, as spars, timbers, rails, etc., by lapping the two ends together, or by applying a piece which laps upon the two ends, and then binding, or in any way making fast.
3.To unite in marriage.
Splice grafting
ee under Grafting.
To splice the main brace
(Naut.) to give out, or drink, an extra allowance of spirits on occasion of special exposure to wet or cold, or to severe fatigue; hence, to take a dram.
n.1.A junction or joining made by splicing.

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