Splices

Some articles on splice, splices:

Optical Fibre - Practical Issues - Termination and Splicing
... For quicker fastening jobs, a “mechanical splice” is used ... instrument that typically operates as follows The two cable ends are fastened inside a splice enclosure that will protect the splices, and the fiber ends are stripped ... The splice is usually inspected via a magnified viewing screen to check the cleaves before and after the splice ...
Rope Splicing
... Splices can be used to form a stopper at the end of a line, to form a loop or an eye in a rope, or for joining two ropes together ... Splices are preferred to knotted rope, since while a knot typically reduces the strength by 20-40%, some splices can retain up to 95% of the strength of the line ... Most types of splices are used on 3 strand rope, but some can be done on 12 strand or greater single braided rope as well as most double braids ...
Anamorphic Format - 2.35, 2.39 or 2.40?
... for the projector aperture to help make splices less noticeable to film viewers ... other modern format which leaves little room for splices as a consequence, a bright line would flash onscreen when a splice was projected and theater projectionists had ... or 2.551 if before 1958), only the height of the "negative assembly" splices changed and, consequently, the height of the frame changed ...
Fiber Optic - Practical Issues - Termination and Splicing
... For quicker fastening jobs, a “mechanical splice” is used ... instrument that typically operates as follows The two cable ends are fastened inside a splice enclosure that will protect the splices, and the fiber ends are stripped of their protective polymer ... The splice is usually inspected via a magnified viewing screen to check the cleaves before and after the splice ...
Comma Splice - Prescriptive View
... Comma splices are condemned in The Elements of Style, a popular American English style guide by E.B ... According to Joanne Buckley, comma splices often arise when writers use conjunctive adverbs to separate two independent clauses instead of using a ... between two commas) is not strong enough to separate two independent clauses and creates a comma splice ...