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splice

(splīs)
tr.v. spliced, splicing, splices
To join together or insert (segments of DNA or RNA) so as to form new genetic combinations or alter a genetic structure.
n.
A joining by splicing.

splic′er n.

splice

(splīs)
To take two cut pieces and fasten them together; to link two cut segments of DNA.
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7 700 m 2-48 fibers G50 / 125 m OM4, consisting of a 19 "-KVT, 6 fiber-optic wall-mounted distribution boards, 17 19--LWL patch panels, 1 100 fusion splices 375 Field assembly of SC connectors, including OTR and attenuation measurements,
Available in specification--or standard-grade formats, the enclosure is compatible with the company's range of fiber pak/adapter plates loaded with SC, ST, LC and MT-RJ adapters, as well as a universal splice tray for both mechanical and fusion splices.
Slight bends, fusion splices and closely spaced connections can be difficult to locate and measure, especially when they occur further down the cable.
The CMA4000 Optical Test System is an optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR) that allows technicians to check the accuracy of fusion splices and the location of fiber-optic breaks.