spike


spike
01. The top of the wall was lined with broken glass and steel [spikes] to keep people from climbing over.
02. Jung has his hair gelled into [spikes] that stick straight up from his head.
03. The [spikes] on the cactus are super sharp and really hurt if you touch them.
04. Some species of dinosaurs had large [spikes] on their tails or backs for defense.
05. The runner [spiked] the catcher in the ankle when he slid into home.
06. He scratched up our wooden floors when he came in wearing a pair of [spiked] golf shoes.
07. The soldiers wore helmets with large silver [spikes] on top.
08. The men were busy pounding [spikes] into the railroad tracks.
09. Yukiko jumped up and [spiked] the ball right into the face of a player on the other team.
10. If I had known you guys were playing soccer, I would have brought my [spikes] and joined you.
11. There are two kinds of punch for the party. The punch in the white bowl has been [spiked] with rum.
12. Two men held the vampire down while a third drove a silver [spike] into its heart.
13. The child had to be rushed to the hospital when her temperature suddenly [spiked] and she lost consciousness.
14. A male moose can have as many as 30 [spikes] on its antlers.
15. Housing prices [spiked] after mortgage rates dropped.
16. Professional volleyball players are able to [spike] the ball at a speed of over 75 miles an hour.
17. She looked really cool with her pink [spiky] hair.
18. The dog was wearing a leather collar dotted with silver [spikes].
19. Someone [spiked] the fruit punch at the party with vodka.
20. The young girl was apparently raped after her drink was [spiked] with some kind of sleeping pill.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
(of grain), /


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  • Spike — (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Spike est un prénom américain. En anglais, spike signifie pique, aiguille, baïonnette ou peut désigner un outil destiné à piquer. En anglais,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Spike — (engl. ‚Spitze‘) steht für: Spikes (Reifen), Stifte im Profil von Reifen Schuhspikes, Gleitschutz für das Gehen auf glattem Untergrund Spikes (Leichtathletik), in der Leichtathletik Schuhe mit an der Sohle angebrachten Dornen Spike (HiFi), ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Spike — [ʃpai̮k], der; s, s: 1. 1Stift (1) an den Schuhsohlen von Läufern oder an Autoreifen, der das [Aus]gleiten verhindert: Schuhe, Autoreifen mit Spikes. 2. <Plural> Laufschuhe, an deren Sohlen sich Spikes (1) befinden: ein Paar Spikes; mit… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • spike — spike1 [spīk] n. [ME < ON spīkr, a nail, spike, or < MDu & MLowG spīker, both ult. < IE base * (s)p(h)ei , sharp, pointed splinter > SPIT1, SPOKE1, L spica, ear of grain, spina,SPINE] 1. a long, heavy nail 2. a sh …   English World dictionary

  • Spike — Spike, n. [Akin to LG. spiker, spieker, a large nail, D. spijker, Sw. spik, Dan. spiger, Icel. sp[=i]k; all perhaps from L. spica a point, an ear of grain; but in the sense of nail more likely akin to E. spoke of a wheel. Cf. {Spine}.] 1. A sort… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spike — spike; spike·let; spike·man; spike·nard; un·spike; hand·spike; …   English syllables

  • Spike — Spike, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spiked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spiking}.] 1. To fasten with spikes, or long, large nails; as, to spike down planks. [1913 Webster] 2. To set or furnish with spikes. [1913 Webster] 3. To fix on a spike. [R.] Young. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spike — Spike, n. [Cf. G. spieke, L. spica an ear of grain. See {Spikenard}.] (Bot.) Spike lavender. See {Lavender}. [1913 Webster] {Oil of spike} (Chem.), a colorless or yellowish aromatic oil extracted from the European broad leaved lavender, or aspic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English