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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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Plant height was measured from ground level to the top of the spike excluding awns in centimeters with the help of meter rod.
The SSM measure Q takes values in [0, 1], with 0 when spike trains are desynchronized and 1 when there is perfect coincidence of spikes.
The effect of irrigation treatments on grain number per spike was not significant (Figure1).
Among others, plant height, spike lenght, spikelet number/spike, number of grains/spike and thousand grains weight etc (Topal et al.
The output is the time between the first and second spike in the output neuron [sigma]m.
After every output spike membrane voltage is reset to some refractory value [u.
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.
Tech Note:The latex-free, PVC-free spikes are engineered for ergonomic fluid transfer with a low piercing force and priming volume.
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.
Power problems caused by small surges, spikes and sags in the electricity supply cause 15 times more problems today than viruses," says Bahram Mechanic, CEO of SmartPower Systems Inc.
It's a bit unfair to take bits out of context but towards the end of the book where you look for some kind of conclusion, Roberts writes: 'We might say that the Jetty performs a centennial counter-reenactment here, reenacting not the timelessness and universal product of labour, the Golden Spike, but rather that which the Golden Spike model of history must repress--the duration, extension, and materiality of that labour.
Spike, 32, from Fort William, is still in the northern Spanish port of Carino trying to raise the pounds 2,000 it cost to tow 40ft Argo back to land.
None, however, turned mania into an art form with such disturbing brilliance as Spike Milligan, the subject of this absorbing unofficial biography.
Massood follows up her discussion of the black ghetto chronotope with her discussion of a Brooklyn chronotope in Chapter 4, where she explores the influence of certain of Spike Lee's earlier films, including She's Gotta Have It (1986) and Do the Right Thing (1989), on city representations in hood films of the 1990s.