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mechanical splice[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′splīs]
A splice made to terminate wire rope by pressing one or more metal sleeves over the rope junction.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
mechanical spliceA type of fiber-optic splice that uses a connector to bridge between the two ends. Contrast with fusion splice.
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