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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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