Found 3 items, similar to spike.
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English → English
n 1: a transient variation in voltage or current
2: sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of
a shoe worn by athletes; “spikes provide greater traction”
3: fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn [syn: ear
4: (botany) an indeterminate inflorescence bearing sessile
flowers on an unbranched axis
5: a sharp rise followed by a sharp decline; “the seismograph
showed a sharp spike in response to the temblor”
6: a sharp-pointed projection along the top of a fence or wall
7: a long sharp-pointed implement (wood or metal)
8: any holding device consisting of a long sharp-pointed object
9: a long metal nail
v 1: stand in the way of
2: pierce with a sharp stake or point; “impale a shrimp on a
3: secure with spikes
4: bring forth a spike or spikes; “my hyacinths and orchids are
[syn: spike out
5: add alcohol beverages [syn: lace
6: manifest a sharp increase; “the voltage spiked”
English → English
, n. [Akin to LG. spiker, spieker, a large nail, D.
spijker, Sw. spik, Dan. spiger, Icel. sp[=i]k; all perhaps
from L. spica a point, an ear of grain; but in the sense of
nail more likely akin to E. spoke of a wheel. Cf. Spine
1. A sort of very large nail; also, a piece of pointed iron
set with points upward or outward.
2. Anything resembling such a nail in shape.
He wears on his head the corona radiata . . .; the
spikes that shoot out represent the rays of the sun.
3. An ear of corn or grain.
4. (Bot.) A kind of flower cluster in which sessile flowers
are arranged on an unbranched elongated axis.
(Bot.), either of two tall perennial American
grasses (Uniola paniculata
, and U. latifolia
broad leaves and large flattened spikelets.
. (Bot.) See under Rush
(Zo["o]l.), any pteropod of the genus
having a slender conical shell.
, three horses, or a horse and a yoke of oxen,
harnessed together, a horse leading the oxen or the span.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spiked
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To fasten with spikes, or long, large nails; as, to spike
2. To set or furnish with spikes.
3. To fix on a spike. [R.] --Young.
4. To stop the vent of (a gun or cannon) by driving a spike
nail, or the like into it.
, n. [Cf. G. spieke, L. spica an ear of grain. See
Spike lavender. See Lavender
Oil of spike
(Chem.), a colorless or yellowish aromatic oil
extracted from the European broad-leaved lavender, or
aspic (Lavendula Spica
), used in artist's varnish and in
veterinary medicine. It is often adulterated with oil of
turpentine, which it much resembles.