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verb as in join, interweave

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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.

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.

Warning: the video is LONG and has an awkward splice in the middle where the Skype connection failed.

Sort of a combination grammar and punctuation problem, is what I call the “however comma splice.”

Hands were sent aloft to fish the foreyard, and to knot and splice the most important parts of the running rigging.

His fingers finally closed over the wire; he jerked it out and with it the splice tool.

He got most of the strands of one end of wire shoved into a splice lug, and called it good enough.

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

Then the splice was completed, and by evening we were under way for Cagayan, laying cable as we went.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to splice, such as: graft, braid, entwine, hitch, interlace, and intertwine.

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