how to pronounce splice

splaɪs

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“… that they literally splice together …”

meanings of splice

noun:

  1. A junction or joining of ropes made by splicing them together.
  2. The electrical and mechanical connection between two pieces of wire or cable.
  3. Bonding or joining of overlapping materials.
  4. The process of removing intron sequences from the pre-messenger RNA, and then joining together exons.
  5. That part of a bat where the handle joins the blade.

verb:

  1. To unite in marriage.
  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 as if splicing.
  4. To remove intron sequences from the pre-messenger RNA, and then join together exons.
  5. 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.

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