Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of splice.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of splice.

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Examples

  • Comma splices are also mentioned in the final bullet point of my post on semicolons, which has additional information on the punctuation that goes with however when it joins two independent clauses: it generally needs a preceding semicolon and a following comma.

    October « 2008 « Sentence first

  • Comma splices are also mentioned in the final bullet point of my post on semicolons, which has additional information on the punctuation that goes with however when it joins two independent clauses: it generally needs a preceding semicolon and a following comma.

    However

  • The splices are the locations where recombination occurs.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • The "cigarette burns" in this MOH episode are analogous to the "splices" in my novel, which herald jumps in time and blackouts in the narrative.

    Archive 2005-12-18

  • I give my copy editors fits because I write sentence fragments for emphasis and I put comma splices in dialogue.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Do What Works

  • Now is a good time to look for comma splices, homonym problems, word choice.

    How to Write Engaging Work in a Land of Rules

  • The first half in particular splices together very funny fan recreations.

    Star Wars Uncut trailer (link roundup)

  • How do the correct reading frames and alternative splices get properly activated?

    Casey Luskin on Kitzmiller & Information

  • I now view using single spaces after periods as just part of the proofreading process, an author-end activity the same as correcting comma splices or poor grammar.

    there should be only one « paper fruit

  • I now view using single spaces after periods as just part of the proofreading process, an author-end activity the same as correcting comma splices or poor grammar.

    2010 January « paper fruit

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