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]

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  • splicing — splicing. См. сплайсинг. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • Splicing — Épissage Chez les eucaryotes (organismes dont les cellules possèdent un noyau), l’épissage (ou épissure) est un processus par lequel les ARN transcrits à partir de l ADN génomique peuvent subir des étapes de coupure et ligature qui conduisent à… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • splicing — 1. Attachment of one DNA molecule to another. SYN: gene s.. 2. Removal of introns from mRNA precursors and the reattachment or annealing of exons. SYN: RNA s.. alternative s. different ways of assembling exons to produce different mature mRNAs. * …   Medical dictionary

  • splicing — n. act of joining; instance of being joined splaɪs n. act of joining by splicing; place where two parts have been joined by splicing v. join by connecting the ends; join by overlapping and binding (of wood); unite, join together; marry, join in… …   English contemporary dictionary

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