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Spike may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...

  • Nail, especially one more than 100 mm (4 inches) long
  • Rail spikes used to secure railroad rails to the wooden ties
  • Spiked shoes worn by athletes, which provide more traction (similar to cleats)
  • An adolescent male deer or male elk
  • The Spike is a widely used nickname for the Spire of Dublin, a massive needle-like structure erected in Dublin in 2003
  • Spike TV, a cable network that caters to a young male demographic (originally known as TNN, The National Network, or The Nashville Network)
  • Spike (missile), an Israel-developed guided anti-tank missile
  • Spike bayonet, chiefly used on early muskets
  • Voltage spike, or electrical surge
  • The action potential which transmits signals along a nerve axon is often called a spike
  • Spike is a botanical term for an unbranched, indeterminate inflorescence with sessile flowers arranged along the axis
  • Spike (company), a video game company

In sports, Spike may refer to: A pile of nails. ... Two unused and one heavily corroded spike. ... shoe for right foot A shoe is a piece of footwear for humans, less than a boot and more than a slipper. ... Buck may tf refer to any of the following: Look up Buck in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Elk may refer to two distinct species of large deer: In Europe it refers to Alces alces, which is called a Moose in North America In North America it refers to Cervus elaphus, which is called a Red Deer in Europe. ... The Spire on OConnell St. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Early 19th century socket bayonet A spike Bayonet is a blade attachment for a firearm taking the form of a pointed spike rather than a knife. ... Voltage spikes are fast, short duration surges in the electric potential in a given circuit. ... A. A schematic view of an idealized action potential illustrates its various phases as the action potential passes a point on a cell membrane. ... Red clover inflorescence (spike) An inflorescence is a group or cluster of flowers on a branch of a plant. ... Spike is a Japanese video game developer and publisher. ...

  • A spike is an offensive attack in volleyball
  • Spiking in American football is to throw the ball forcefully and intentionally into the ground
  • In Track and Field and cross country running, spiking an opponent (or sometimes, inadvertently, a team mate) is to kick them with the metal spikes in the bottom of the runner's shoe.
  • In grappling and related activities, spiking is a type of slam wherein a combatant lifts his opponent off the mat and throws him down on his head

Media with Spike in the title include: Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms, or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net. ... The following terms are used in American football and Canadian football. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... The Minnesota State Highschool Cross Country Meet A cross country race in Seaside, Oregon. ... Hawaiian State Grappling Championships. ...

A number of famous people are named Spike, including: The Spike is a novel by Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss (New York: Crown Publishers, 1980) based on the premise that some news organizations spike, i. ... Spike of Bensonhurst was a 1988 movie directed by Paul Morrisey and starring Sasha Mitchell. ... Spike is an album by the British rock and roll singer Elvis Costello, released on February 14, 1989 (see 1989 in music). ... The Spike is a 1997 book by Damien Broderick exploring the future of technology, and in particular the concept of the technological singularity. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

A number of fictional characters have been named Spike, including: Paraziţii (The Parasites) is a Romanian three-man rap group founded in 1994. ... Shelton Jackson Lee (born March 20, 1957 in Atlanta, Georgia), better known as Spike Lee, is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor noted for his films dealing with controversial social and political issues. ... Spike Jonze (born Adam Spiegel on October 22, 1969), is an American director of offbeat music videos and commercials, and an Academy Award-nominated director and producer in film and television, most notably the 1999 black comedy film Being John Malkovich and the 2002 film Adaptation. ... Spike Jones For the music video and film director, see Spike Jonze. ... Terence Alan Milligan, KBE, CBE (16 April 1918–27 February 2002), known as Spike Milligan, was an Irish writer, artist, musician, humanitarian and comedian. ... Spike Robinson was a tenor saxophonist who was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin and who died on October 29, 2001 in Writtle, England. ... Spike Slawson (second from left) with Me First and the Gimme Gimmes In a music video Spike Slawson is an American punk rock musician, a member of Me First and the Gimme Gimmes and $wingin Utter$. Having grown up in Pittsburgh[1], Slawson worked at the record label Fat Wreck... Matthew Jonathon Hyson (born August 13, 1970) is an American professional wrestler, best known for his performances in Extreme Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment under the ring name Spike Dudley. Hyson debuted in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as Brother Runt. // Prior to his wrestling career, Hyson was a third... Spike is a well renowned porn star discovered by Chi Chi La Rue in the 1990s and subsequently went on to star in a number of films including Spiked (AllWorldsVideo), As Big as they Come III, Bad Behaviour, Hotel California, and Stock Released (all FalconStudios). ... Spike Feresten is a television writer for The Simpsons (Sideshow Bobs Last Gleaming), Seinfeld (The Soup Nazi, among others), The Michael Richards Show, The Dana Carvey Show, and an episode for Saturday Night Live who currently hosts Talkshow with Spike Feresten on FOX. FOX announced that Spike wiould host... Corporate Avenger during The New Testament era. ...

A number of cartoon dogs have been named Spike: Ape Escape is a platform game for the PlayStation, which launched a video game series of the same name. ... Spike Spiegel as seen in Cowboy Bebop: The Movie. ... Spike (aka William The Bloody), is a fictional character created by Joss Whedon for the cult television programs, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. ... Happy Days was a popular American television sitcom that originally aired between 1974 and 1984 on the ABC television network. ... Spike of Bensonhurst was a 1988 movie directed by Paul Morrisey and starring Sasha Mitchell. ... Christine Nelson, aka Spike, is a fictional character on the Degrassi series played by Amanda Stepto. ... Press Gang was a British childrens television comedy-drama, which ran for forty-three episodes in five series from 1989 to 1993. ... Medabots, frequently misspelled as Metabots, and known in Japan as Medarot ), is a video game published by Natsume, about battling robots. ... Herbert Spike Lester is a fictional character on NBCs daytime drama Passions. ... The Spike is a fictional character in the X-Force II series. ... Spike Freeman, was a fictional character in the Marvel Comica Universe. ... This article is about The Land Before Time character. ... Jasper Fforde Jasper Fforde (born in London on 11 January 1961) is a novelist and aviator living in Wales. ... Skinny Legs and All, novelist Tom Robbins fifth book, was published in 1990 by Bantam Books. ... Super Mario Bros. ... Sugar and Spike is the name of a comic book series published by DC Comics from 1956 through 1992. ... Spike Lavery is a fiction character on the soap opera All My Children. ... The Screwtape Letters is a work of Christian fiction by C. S. Lewis first published in book form in 1942. ... The phrase Roger Wilco may refer to: A phrase from two-way radio used as a voice procedure. ... Over the Hedge is a computer-animated film based on the United Media comic strip of the same name. ... The Witwicky Family beginning with Sparkplug and his son Spike met the Transformers shortly after their reawakening on earth in 1984 and had continuing interaction with them far into the future. ... This page is a list of the Characters of NX Files. ...

As a place name, Spike may refer to: Spike is the name of the most frequently appearing of Snoopys brothers in the comic strip Peanuts by Charles Schulz. ... Spike and Tyke, in the 1951 Tom and Jerry cartoon Slicked-Up Pup. ... Spike the Bulldog and Chester the Terrier are animated cartoon characters in the Warner Bros. ... A rugrat may also be a pejorative term for a toddler. ... Heathcliff may refer to any of these : Heathcliff is a character from the book Wuthering Heights Heathcliff (musical) is a musical based on Wuthering Heights Heathcliff is a comic strip about a cat of the same name Dr. Heathcliff Cliff Huxtable, the lead character on The Cosby Show This is... Droopy Dog in Señor Droopy. ...

  • Spike is the former name of a village in Derbyshire now known as Poolsbrook

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Spike eliminates all of the steps involved in transferring this data across a network.
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