spike


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Synonyms for spike

Synonyms for spike

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

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a very high narrow heel on women's shoes

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each of the sharp points on the soles of athletic shoes to prevent slipping (or the shoes themselves)

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a sharp-pointed projection along the top of a fence or wall (or a dinosaur)

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a long, thin sharp-pointed implement (wood or metal)

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any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object

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a large stout nail

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stand in the way of

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pierce with a sharp stake or point

secure with spikes

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bring forth a spike or spikes

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add alcohol to (beverages)

manifest a sharp increase

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References in classic literature ?
Just have Sam here, or any of your three, slide in and spike him from the palm.
And Barney was sold, and passed out of the Cedarwild Animal School to the slavery of the spike and to be provocative of much joy and laughter in the pleasure-theatre of the world.
We left the boy, with his head on one side and his arms on the gate, fondling and sucking the spikes, and went back to Lincoln's Inn, where Mr.
These decorations, which had lost all their color, gradually rose on either half of the gates till they reached the centre where they met; their spikes forming, when both leaves were shut, an outline similar to that of a pine-cone.
He sat lifeless on the steps: the morning-star,* that is to say, the heavy wooden staff, headed with iron spikes, and which had nothing else in common with its sparkling brother in the sky, had glided from his hand; while his eyes were fixed with glassy stare on the moon, looking for the good old fellow of a spirit which still haunted it.
I could see no house at all, only the angle of a high wall rising solitary in the night, with the starlight glittering on battlements of broken glass; and in the wall a tall green gate, bristling with spikes, and showing a front for battering-rams in the feeble rays an outlying lamp-post cast across the new-made road.
I stepped back as he raised himself, and saw a little pyramid of slates snip the sky above the gate; as he squirmed over I ran forward, and had my own weight on the spikes and corks and covert-coat when he gave the latter a tug.
The gate opened from within; we closed it carefully behind us; and so left the starlight shining on broken glass and polished spikes, one and all as we had found them.
SSM is a normalized measure of spike synchrony that is parameter-free, time-scale adaptive and sensitive to both spike rate and the number of coincident spikes [5].
The Spike app represents a huge step in our evolution into a network delivering broad-based original hit series to our viewers C anywhere.
9] in Egypt while evaluating the correlation and path analysis in durum wheat plants showed the number of spike per plant had the highest direct effect on grain yield.
A fixed set of postsynaptic potentials is generated at the every moment of spike arriving at the specific input channel of the neuron.
Spike DDB, a partnership formed between Lee and DDB Worldwide Communications Group, signed a lease for 5,000 s/f and will relocate from 437 Madison Ave.
The current testing is to validate the structural integrity of the spike -- can it be deployed, extended or retracted.
In this way, the electrified spike separated the molecules by size and electric charge--a process known as electrophoresis.