English dictionary definition of:

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

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

Thesaurus

capitulum   ear   empale   fortify   impale   lace   spindle   transfix  

Scrabble score for spike


Scrabble score = 11

generated at 07:48:14 on 13-03-20

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