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Definition of Spike

Spike

  1. A sort of very large nail; also, a piece of pointed iron set with points upward or outward.
  2. Anything resembling such a nail in shape.
  3. An ear of corn or grain.
  4. A kind of flower cluster in which sessile flowers are arranged on an unbranched elongated axis.
  5. To fasten with spikes, or long, large nails; as, to spike down planks.
  6. To set or furnish with spikes.
  7. To fix on a spike.
  8. To stop the vent of (a gun or cannon) by driving a spike nail, or the like into it.
  9. Spike lavender. See Lavender.

Spike Quotations

I destroyed all my geek stuff because I didn't want to be a geek, and I regret it to this day. Consumed in the geek bonfire of the vanities was a collection of autographs and letters from Peter Cushing, Spike Milligan and Frankie Howerd, the first Doctor Whos, actual astronauts, and many more.
Peter Capaldi

I'd like to be in a Spike Jonze movie. But I live in a Nancy Meyers movie.
Chris Rock

I'd like to state that Spike Lee is not saying that African American culture is just for black people alone to enjoy and cherish. Culture is for everybody.
Spike Lee

I'm going to have to call up Spike Lee. I did a cameo for him in 'Malcolm X,' and I'm trying to get him to do my life story and the history of the Black Panther Party.
Bobby Seale

When McGwire started the home run mania, attendance came back. The owners understood that the sudden spike in homers wasn't accidental. All baseball knew it. But baseball is run on money, and home runs meant money. Baseball turned a blind eye.
Gary Sheffield
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Spike Translations

spike in German is festnageln, Stift
spike in Swedish is bult, pigg, tagg
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