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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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While the phone number on the microchip database was out of date, a quick visit by the RSPCA confirmed they had found Spike's rightful owner.
According to The Telegraph, Prince Harry actually went by the fake name Spike Wells up until 2012, and he chose the name, not because of the director but because his friends referred to him as Spike.
Calicut tried to close the gap climbing up to 12-14 but U Mumba settled the matter with a Tomislav Coskovic spike at 15-12.
"I heard about Luke from the news and as a father, couldn't even begin to imagine what his family are going through", Spike, 31, said.
Spike Lee couldn't help but react to the news on Instagram yesterday.
The plant traits such as plant height, number of tillers per plant, spike length, spikelets spike-1, number of seeds spike-1, 1000-seed weight, seed yield per mother spike, biomass plant-1, seed yield plant-1 and harvest index were recorded.
Use of the Survey123 integration with Spike will be of particular interest to organizations that routinely utilize mobile workflows for asset and facilities management, field asset inventories and inspections, damage assessments, and tactical operations including disaster response.
The incoming flow Mach number changed from 5 to 10, and the spike length ratio over the blunt body diameter changed from 0.5 to 1.0.
Path coefficient analysis revealed that plant height, peduncle length, tillers per meter, spikelets per spike, spike weight, number of grains per spike, harvest index and biological yield had positive direct effect on grain yield.
The correlation studies were carried out to reveal the nature and extent of association between seed yield, plant and spike growth and other related traits.
L is the length of a spike, and, as shown in Table 1, the hyperbolic model and AdEx model obtained the maximum CC values with actual recording of STN spikes [16].
The complexity of delivering a Supersonic Jet like Spike S-512 requires a global collaboration of aerospace engineering and technology partners.
Sharon gave Spike a variety of food (like pieces of pumpkin, grapes, and celery) and watched what she ate first.
At heading stage, 40 main stems per genotype and replication, with similar plant height and spike size, were tagged and subdivided into four sets of 10 main stems, receiving the following treatments: ablation of the flag leaf blade, ablation of the awns and sheading of the spike, the last set served as control.
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].