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sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes; "spikes provide greater traction"
a long metal nail
any holding device consisting of a sharp-pointed object
a long sharp-pointed implement (wood or metal)
a sharp-pointed projection along the top of a fence or wall
a transient variation in voltage or current
a sharp rise followed by a sharp decline; "the seismograph showed a sharp spike in response to the temblor"
(botany) an indeterminate inflorescence bearing sessile flowers on an unbranched axis
manifest a sharp increase; "the voltage spiked"
add alcohol to (beverages); "the punch is spiked!"
bring forth a spike or spikes; "my hyacinths and orchids are spiking now"
secure with spikes
stand in the way of