Pike

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Pike, Pikes or The Pike may refer to:

Fish[edit]

  • Blue pike or blue walleye, an extinct freshwater fish
  • Ctenoluciidae, the "pike characins", some species of which are commonly known as pikes
  • Esox, genus of pikes
  • Mackerel pike or Pacific saury, a fish popular in east Asian cuisine
  • Walleyed pike or walleye, Sander vitreus, not actually a pike, but regionally referred to as such

Places[edit]

Canada[edit]

Great Britain[edit]

United States of America[edit]

People[edit]

Art, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

Music[edit]

Cipher[edit]

Military[edit]

  • Pike (weapon), a long thrusting pole weapon used by infantry
  • Pike, an American exploration of the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains
  • Pike square, a Swiss military tactic
  • HMS Pike, the name of five ships of the Royal Navy
  • USS Pike (SS-6), an American Plunger-class submarine
  • USS Pike (SS-173), the first all-welded submarine

Sports[edit]

  • Pike (gymnastics), a position where the body is bent only in the hips
  • Pike, a variant of the Kick
  • Pike, a type of cheerleading jump
  • Pike, a position used on competitive diving

Technology[edit]

  • ASUS PIKE (Proprietary I/O Kit Expansion), an expansion card and slot system supported by some ASUS motherboards.

Transit[edit]

  • Pike (road) or toll road, a course in which fees are collected; sometimes a historical name of a former toll road

Other uses[edit]

  • Pike (programming language), an interpreted, general-purpose, high-level, cross-platform, dynamic programming language, with a syntax similar to that of C
  • Pike pole, a long-handled reaching, holding, and pulling tool
  • The Pike School, school in Andover, Massachusetts, United States

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