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splice

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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splicesplice1 /splaɪs/ verb [transitive]  1 TTWTIEto join the ends of two pieces of rope, film etc so that they form one continuous piece2 get spliced
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spliceFor the benefit of the conductor, a short length of cord was spliced on and hung down over each doorway.We saved the broken pieces and spliced them together.The line itself must be securely tied or spliced to the swivel.I assumed it would splice together further ahead.He spliced up the tape afterwards and things like that.Rex had established himself as the rope and rigging man, knotting, splicing, whipping ends, replacing worn sections.Either exon 1 or coding segment 2 can splice with exon 3 to encode an alanine across the splice junction.
splicesplice2 noun [countable]  TIEthe act of joining the ends of two things together, or the place where this join has been made
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spliceEvery length of rope had mends and splices.The AD1 domain appears to be spliced as part of a pattern of multiple alternative splices.Then we might get together for a mini-lesson on, say, comma splices.In each case the splices result in appropriate splice junctions and a single open reading frame.
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Verb table
splice
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysplice
he, she, itsplices
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyspliced
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave spliced
he, she, ithas spliced
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad spliced
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill splice
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have spliced
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam splicing
he, she, itis splicing
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you, we, theyare splicing
Past
I, he, she, itwas splicing
you, we, theywere splicing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been splicing
he, she, ithas been splicing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been splicing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be splicing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been splicing
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