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Related to spur: Heel spur, Bone spur
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a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

any sharply pointed projection

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tubular extension at the base of the corolla in some flowers

a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward

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a railway line connected to a trunk line

incite or stimulate

give heart or courage to

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strike with a spur

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goad with spurs

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equip with spurs

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Designed, engineered and handcrafted at the Home of Bentley in Crewe, England, the new Flying Spur showcases Bentley's unique application of cutting-edge and modern technology, seamlessly integrating the latest British craftsmanship with innovation features.
Headquartered in Huntsville, AL, with offices in New York and Chicago, Spur is an employment platform for hourly workers.
Headquartered in Cerritos, Silver Spur Corporation is a leading supplier of specialty glass and plastic bottles and containers to the North American market.
In addition, the spur dynamics study documented that the key to ensure the largest flowering over an orchard's life is to have the largest number of spurs possible with the optimal leaf area for flowering.
"We're proud to be recognized again by Seattle Business magazine," said Randy Karr, Principal at The Spur Group.
Additional features: small tooth-like projection of 1st gonapophysis ventral to [P.sub.5]; dorsal lobe thin, thinner than apical spurs; thin spur on opposing side of 1st gonapophysis can sometimes be seen projecting above dorsal surface of 1st gonapophysis (not shown in Fig.
Bone spurs in the feet can be troubling, because, depending on their location, the spurs can hurt with every step.
After we sought clarification from Stop the Spur spokesman Mr Beardshaw, we received a phone call from Mr Stevens, who confirmed he was a member of the group and that he lived in the Porthkerry area, close to the proposed spur.
But you don't have to be celebrating a birthday to have a children's party at Spur - any time is party time, especially during the school holidays.
Spur Ranch, a US-based company that develops equestrian and polo themed communities and venues, has launched of a new website, http://www.spurranch.com.
SHERANI, July 31, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The lives of thousands of people of Islamyaar and localities around Zhob airport are in danger as violent flash flood had damaged the protection spur late Friday.
Harry Kane was the star for Spurs as he netted two goals for the team in the second half.