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Splice may refer to:


  • Rope splicing, joining two pieces of rope or cable by weaving the strands of each into the other
  • Eye splice, a method of creating a permanent loop in the end of multi stranded rope by means of rope splicing
  • Splice joint, a method of joining two members end to end in woodworking
  • Tape splice, the joining of audio tape
  • Film splice, the joining of film stock
  • Electrical splice, the joining of wires in electrical wiring
  • Optical splice, the joining of optical fibers:
  • Pile splice, connecting two concrete, timber or steel piles for a deep foundation


Computer science[edit]

  • Splice (system call), a system call used to transfer data on Linux
  • Delayed binding, also called TCP connection splicing, is a postponement of the connection between the client and the server in computer networking
  • An operation between two linked lists, in which all or part of one list is transferred to another in constant time by relinking
  • A method in array object in programming languages like JavaScript,[1] PHP.[2]
  • An operation on array object in programming languages like Python.[3]



Other uses[edit]

  • Splicing veins, the connection of more than one vein to formulate a long vein conduit for vascular bypass surgery
  • Splice, on a cricket bat, where the handle is joined to the body of the bat
  • Splice the mainbrace, an order given aboard naval vessels to issue the crew with a drink
  • Software release life cycle, or Software Product Life Cycle (SPLICE)
  • Splice (platform), a cloud-based music creation and collaboration platform
  • Splice (ice cream), an Australian iced confectionery consisting of ice cream surrounded by fruit flavoured ice