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 for splice
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Splice \Splice\, n.
     A junction or joining made by splicing.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Splice \Splice\ (spl[imac]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spliced
     (spl[imac]st); p. pr. & vb. n. Splicing.] [D. splitsen,
     splitten; akin to G. splissen, Sw. splissa, Dan. splisse, and
     E. split; -- from the dividing or splitting the ends into
     separate strands. See Split, 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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To unite in marriage. [Slang]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  splice
      n 1: a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic
           tape) have been joined together; "the break was due to an
           imperfect splice" [syn: splice, splicing]
      2: joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together
         [syn: lap joint, splice]
      v 1: join the ends of; "splice film"
      2: perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on
         Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got
         spliced on Hawaii" [syn: marry, wed, tie, splice]
      3: join together so as to form new genetic combinations; "splice
         genes"
      4: join by interweaving strands; "Splice the wires"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  181 Moby Thesaurus words for "splice":
     accouple, accumulate, adhesive, affixation, agglomeration,
     agglutinate, agglutination, aggregation, amass, annexation,
     arrange a match, articulate, articulation, assemble, associate,
     attachment, band, bandage, belt, bend, bind, bind up, binding,
     bond, brace, bracket, bracketing, braid, bridge, bridge over,
     bundle, cement, chain, cinch, clap together, clasping, clustering,
     collect, combination, combine, communication, comprise,
     concatenate, concatenation, concourse, concurrence, confluence,
     congeries, conglobulate, conglomeration, conjoin, conjugate,
     conjugation, conjunction, connect, connection, convergence,
     copulate, copulation, couple, coupling, cover, do up, embrace,
     encompass, enlace, entwine, fastener, fastening, gather, gathering,
     gird, girding, girdle, girt, girth, give away, glue, hitch,
     hooking, hookup, include, intercommunication, intercourse,
     interknit, interlace, interlinking, intertie, intertissue,
     intertwine, intertwist, interweave, intort, join, join together,
     joinder, joining, joint, jointure, junction, knit, knot, knotting,
     lace, lash, lashing, lay together, league, leash, liaison,
     ligation, link, linkage, linking, loom, loop, lump together,
     make a match, make one, marriage, marry, marshal, mass, mat, match,
     mate, meeting, merge, merger, merging, mobilize, net, noose,
     nuptial, pair, pairing, piece together, plait, pleach,
     put together, raddle, roll into one, rope, solder, span, splicing,
     stick together, sticking, strap, swaddle, swathe, symbiosis,
     take in, tape, tie, tie up, tie-in, tie-up, tieing, tissue, truss,
     twill, twine, twist, unification, unify, union, unite,
     unite in marriage, wattle, weave, web, wed, weld, wire, wrap,
     wrap up, wreathe, yoke, yoking, zipping
  
  

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