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back•splice



Pronunciation: (bak'splīs"), [key]
n., v., -spliced, -splic•ing.


n.
a knot for finishing a rope end neatly, beginning with a crown and proceeding in a series of tucks, each strand over the first adjoining strand and under the next, the strands being split in half at each tuck.

v.t.
to make a backsplice in (a rope end).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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