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spike1

 
pronunciation:
spaIk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long, thick nail used to fasten or tie heavy logs or railroad tracks.
definition 2: a sharply pointed object.
We couldn't climb over the fence spikes.
similar words:
point
definition 3: (plural) such metal objects on the bottom of a sport shoe.
Baseball players usually wear spikes.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: spikes, spiking, spiked
definition: to hit sharply downward across the net in volleyball.
Our team spiked the ball to win the first point of the game.
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