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splice

the wedge-shaped end of a cricket-bat handle or similar instrument that fits into the blade
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Splice

To connect, unite, or join two similar members, wires, columns or pieces; usually in a straight line, by fastening the lapped ends with mechanical end-connectors, or by welding.

butt splice

A butt joint, which is further secured by nailing a piece of wood to each side of a butt joint.

lap splice

A splice made by placing one piece on top of another and fastening them together with pins, nails, screws, bolts, rivets, or similar devices.
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splice

[splīs]
(electricity)
A joint used to connect two lengths of conductor with good mechanical strength and good conductivity.
(engineering)
To unite two parts, such as rope or wire, to form a continuous length.
(graphic arts)
To join two pieces of film together.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

splice

To connect, unite, or join two similar members, columns, pieces, wires, etc., usually in a straight line, by fastening lapped ends by means of mechanical end connectors, by welding, etc.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

splice

To permanently fasten two string-like objects together such as copper wires, optical fibers or magnetic tape. See mechanical splice and fusion splice.
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