Thesaurus / splice

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A splice is something that causes a connection, a spectacle is something that causes that, a return is something that causes that.

If he could splice the wire hanging in front of him, Valier would once more be in perfect shape.

Tight SqueezeDean Charles Ing

She could knot and splice, box the compass, and every sailor's weather rhyme was familiar to her.

Woven with the ShipCyrus Townsend Brady

His last name had a splice in the middle of it—'twas Catesby-Stuart.

Cape Cod StoriesJoseph C. Lincoln

Yes, I cocked one off the splice in the gully and the blighter gathered it.

Then he saw the sick men, after which he gave orders to splice the main-brace.

About half-past twelve o'clock the splice was effectually made.

The Story of the Atlantic TelegraphHenry M. (Henry Martyn) Field

This splice makes a thick lump on the rope and is only used for slings, block-straps, cables, etc.

Getting GoldJ. C. F. Johnson

Sailors taught them to splice ropes and how to tie the hundred and one knots familiar to those who follow the sea.

Therefore, up she went, unfastened the rope from the beam, and proceeded to splice the place where it had become frayed.

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