Spike Meaning

There are 17 meaning(s) for word Spike

Spike Meaning 1 : a very high narrow heel on women's shoes

    Synonyms : spike heel,  stiletto heel
Spike Meaning 2 : add alcohol to (beverages)

    Example : the punch is spiked!

    Synonyms : fortify,  lace
Spike Meaning 3 : any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object

    Example : the spike pierced the receipts and held them in order

    Synonyms : spindle
Spike Meaning 4 : pierce with a sharp stake or point

    Synonyms : empale,  impale,  transfix
Spike Meaning 5 : bring forth a spike or spikes

    Synonyms : spike out
Spike Meaning 6 : fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn

    Synonyms : capitulum,  ear
Spike Meaning 7 : a large stout nail

    Example : they used spikes to fasten the rails to a railroad tie

Spike Meaning 8 : a long, thin sharp-pointed implement (wood or metal)

    Example : one of the spikes impaled him

Spike Meaning 9 : a sharp-pointed projection along the top of a fence or wall (or a dinosaur)

Spike Meaning 10 : a sharp rise followed by a sharp decline

    Example : the seismograph showed a sharp spike in response to the temblor

Spike Meaning 11 : a transient variation in voltage or current

Spike Meaning 12 : (botany) an indeterminate inflorescence bearing sessile flowers on an unbranched axis

Spike Meaning 13 : each of the sharp points on the soles of athletic shoes to prevent slipping (or the shoes themselves)

    Example : the second baseman sharpened his spikes before every game,golfers' spikes damage the putting greens

Spike Meaning 14 : manifest a sharp increase

    Example : the voltage spiked

Spike Meaning 15 : secure with spikes

Spike Meaning 16 : sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes

    Example : spikes provide greater traction

Spike Meaning 17 : stand in the way of

How to Pronounce Spike

  • spaɪk