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Definition of "spiking" [spiking]

  • Present participle of spike. (verb)

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Use "spiking" in a sentence
  • "A sampling would assist in spiking user interest for further browsing or searching."
  • "The document specifically targets San Francisco's police officers and firefighters for essentially gaming the system through "spiking" - the practice of artificially inflating retirement benefits by increasing their compensation just before retiring, often through temporary promotions."
  • "Some Agile teams have used the term iteration 0 or sprint 0 - as a first development timebox set aside for this initial research along with getting the development environment setup and ready to go, and doing some initial architectural prototyping or "spiking" - the rough equivalent of high level design from an architectural perspective."
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