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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.
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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.
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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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This study investigated the effects of the expansive admixture, compressive strength, and the reduced lap splicing length associated with the bond performance in the splice region.
To determine the effects of splice sites on exon 7 splicing of SMN2 and SMN1 genes, we constructed minigenes which contain exons 6-8 of SMN1 and SMN2 genomic DnA.
This paper also presents effects of a proposed method of using longer bolted splices using low yield strength steel [9], which enhances the seismic performance of these piers.
Conventional splicing techniques require the use of controlled, high-temperature air in order to heat-shrink the sleeve, sealing the splice from the surrounding elements.
The research, titled "Dynamic regulation of alternative splicing by silencers that modulate 5' splice site competition" is published in the latest issue of Cell.
Featuring a re-enterable housing, VisiLock allows for visible examination of an encapsulated cathodic splice without opening the box with its semi-transparent housing design.
The number of the splices and the resistance of the wire tells you the wire's condition.
One of the junctions studied is a common braided form called the admiralty splice. Among numerous findings, Leech concludes that friction between strands in an admiralty splice prevents sawlike interstrand motions and holds the splice together.
At Scott's Temecula operations, an AMP-O-LECTRIC splice terminator from Tyco Electronics automatically applies splices to the cable.
A new sensor using electrical resistance technology helps converters and laminators detect splices in both plastic film and metal foil.
By replacing metal splices with molded plastic splices, scratched or marred products are history now.
The change not only doubled the life of troublesome belt splices, but also eliminated surprise splice failures that brought the entire operation to a halt without notice.