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Definition of "spikes" []

  • Plural form of spike. (noun)
  • A pair of athletic shoes equipped with spikes on the sole and heel for better traction. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of spike. (verb)

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Use "spikes" in a sentence
  • "Of course in the hothouses that's kind of irrelevant, but there you can look with amazement at the fantastically sturdy spikes on spikes on spikes*, a sort of arms race with MAD of the vegetable world."
  • "Rick, the information that we're getting -- and they essentially buried the lead in this news conference because they didn't say it right away -- was that they had lowered some geophones, some listening devices into that third hole and they picked up about five minutes 'worth of what they call spikes, they don't know what -- it is essentially is a series of noises."
  • "And about 48% of U.S. residents live in counties where smog (ozone) is too high, 20% live in areas where there are too many short-term spikes in pollution and 6% live in areas with harmful year-round soot (particle pollution)."