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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: spike paku
English → English (WordNet) Definition: spike spike 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, capitulum] 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 spike v 1: stand in the way of 2: pierce with a sharp stake or point; “impale a shrimp on a skewer” [syn: transfix, impale, empale] 3: secure with spikes 4: bring forth a spike or spikes; “my hyacinths and orchids are spiking now” [syn: spike out] 5: add alcohol beverages [syn: lace, fortify] 6: manifest a sharp increase; “the voltage spiked”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Spike Spike \Spike\, 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything resembling such a nail in shape. [1913 Webster] He wears on his head the corona radiata . . .; the spikes that shoot out represent the rays of the sun. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. An ear of corn or grain. [1913 Webster] 4. (Bot.) A kind of flower cluster in which sessile flowers are arranged on an unbranched elongated axis. [1913 Webster] Spike grass (Bot.), either of two tall perennial American grasses (Uniola paniculata, and U. latifolia) having broad leaves and large flattened spikelets. Spike rush. (Bot.) See under Rush. Spike shell (Zo["o]l.), any pteropod of the genus Styliola having a slender conical shell. Spike team, three horses, or a horse and a yoke of oxen, harnessed together, a horse leading the oxen or the span. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] Spike \Spike\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spiked; p. pr. & vb. n. Spiking.] 1. To fasten with spikes, or long, large nails; as, to spike down planks. [1913 Webster] 2. To set or furnish with spikes. [1913 Webster] 3. To fix on a spike. [R.] --Young. [1913 Webster] 4. To stop the vent of (a gun or cannon) by driving a spike nail, or the like into it. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] Spike \Spike\, n. [Cf. G. spieke, L. spica an ear of grain. See Spikenard.] (Bot.) Spike lavender. See Lavender. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]

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