splice


splice
[[t]spla͟ɪs[/t]]
splices, splicing, spliced
1) VERB If you splice two pieces of rope, film, or tape together, you join them neatly at the ends so that they make one continuous piece.

[V n] He taught me to edit and splice film...

[be V-ed] The film will be spliced with footage of Cypress Hill to be filmed in America.

2) V-PASSIVE When two people get spliced, they get married. [INFORMAL, OLD-FASHIONED]

[V-ed] An old friend of mine, newly spliced, recently invited me to dinner in his new marital home.


English dictionary. 2008.

Synonyms:
(as the ends of ropes),


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