spike




spike - noun

  • a transient variation in voltage or current
  • sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
  • fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn
  • (botany) an indeterminate inflorescence bearing sessile flowers on an unbranched axis
  • a sharp rise followed by a sharp decline
  • a very high narrow heel on women's shoes
  • each of the sharp points on the soles of athletic shoes to prevent slipping (or the shoes themselves)
  • a sharp-pointed projection along the top of a fence or wall (or a dinosaur)
  • a long, thin sharp-pointed implement (wood or metal)
  • any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object
  • a large stout nail

  • spike - verb

    • stand in the way of
    • pierce with a sharp stake or point
    • secure with spikes
    • bring forth a spike or spikes
    • add alcohol to (beverages)
    • manifest a sharp increase

    spike - thesaurus

    capitulum   ear   empale   fortify   impale   lace   spindle   transfix  

    Scrabble score for spike

    s is 1 p is 3 i is 1 k is 5 e is 1
    Scrabble score = 11

    generated at 09:20:19 on 29-09-22

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