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synonyms for splice

  • graft
  • braid
  • entwine
  • hitch
  • interlace
  • intertwine
  • knit
  • marry
  • mate
  • mesh
  • plait
  • tie
  • unite
  • weave
  • wed
  • yoke
  • intertwist
See also synonyms for: spliced
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antonyms for splice

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  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • divide
  • divorce
  • separate
  • unfasten
  • sever
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How to use splice in a sentence

The uni splice maintains its strength under strain when tied with 15- to 80-pound-test, but it tends to fail with lighter lines, especially if jolted suddenly.
THE STRONGEST FISHING KNOTS YOU CAN TIEBY JOHN MERWIN/FIELD & STREAMMARCH 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Braid does not work well with a uni splice, as its skinny profile and slick coating tend to cause the knots to over-tighten and slip through instead of jamming.
THE STRONGEST FISHING KNOTS YOU CAN TIEBY JOHN MERWIN/FIELD & STREAMMARCH 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Hands were sent aloft to fish the foreyard, and to knot and splice the most important parts of the running rigging.
THE MISSING SHIPW. H. G. KINGSTON
His fingers finally closed over the wire; he jerked it out and with it the splice tool.
TIGHT SQUEEZEDEAN CHARLES ING
He got most of the strands of one end of wire shoved into a splice lug, and called it good enough.
TIGHT SQUEEZEDEAN CHARLES ING
If he could splice the wire hanging in front of him, Valier would once more be in perfect shape.
TIGHT SQUEEZEDEAN CHARLES ING
Then the splice was completed, and by evening we were under way for Cagayan, laying cable as we went.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE PHILIPPINESFLORENCE KIMBALL RUSSEL
The next morning the buoy at Flecha Point was picked up, the splice made, and the journey to Zamboanga continued.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE PHILIPPINESFLORENCE KIMBALL RUSSEL
Not caring to make so important a splice after dark, the cable was cut and buoyed overnight.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE PHILIPPINESFLORENCE KIMBALL RUSSEL
Once more the middle splice was made and lowered, and the ships parted company a third time.
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPLICE

  • arm
  • band
  • bar
  • bearing
  • block
  • bolster
  • boom
  • bracer
  • bracket
  • buttress
  • cantilever
  • clamp
  • girder
  • grip
  • guy
  • lever
  • mainstay
  • peg
  • prop
  • rafter
  • reinforcement
  • rib
  • shore
  • skid
  • splice
  • splint
  • staff
  • stanchion
  • stave
  • stay
  • stirrup
  • strengthener
  • strut
  • sustainer
  • truss
  • underpinning
  • vice
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