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Definition of "spike":

noun: sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes

"spikes provide greater traction"


noun: a large stout nail

"they used spikes to fasten the rails to a railroad tie"


noun: any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object

"the spike pierced the receipts and held them in order"


noun: a long, thin sharp-pointed implement (wood or metal)

"one of the spikes impaled him"


noun: a sharp-pointed projection along the top of a fence or wall (or a dinosaur)


noun: each of the sharp points on the soles of athletic shoes to prevent slipping (or the shoes themselves)

"the second baseman sharpened his spikes before every game"


noun: a very high narrow heel on women's shoes


noun: a transient variation in voltage or current


noun: a sharp rise followed by a sharp decline

"the seismograph showed a sharp spike in response to the temblor"


noun: (botany) an indeterminate inflorescence bearing sessile flowers on an unbranched axis


noun: fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn


verb: manifest a sharp increase

"the voltage spiked"


verb: add alcohol to (beverages)

"the punch is spiked!"


verb: bring forth a spike or spikes


verb: secure with spikes


verb: pierce with a sharp stake or point


verb: stand in the way of



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