Definition of splice verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    splice

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//splaɪs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//splaɪs//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they splice
    BrE BrE//splaɪs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//splaɪs//
     
    he / she / it splices
    BrE BrE//ˈsplaɪsɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsplaɪsɪz//
     
    past simple spliced
    BrE BrE//splaɪst//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//splaɪst//
     
    past participle spliced
    BrE BrE//splaɪst//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//splaɪst//
     
    -ing form splicing
    BrE BrE//ˈsplaɪsɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsplaɪsɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1splice something (together) to join the ends of two pieces of rope by twisting them together
  2. 2splice something (together) to join the ends of two pieces of film, tape, etc. by sticking them together
  3. Word Origin early 16th cent.: probably from Middle Dutch splissen, of unknown origin.Idioms (old-fashioned, British English, informal) to get married
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