Spike

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Spike, spikes, or spiking may refer to:

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Mechanical devices[edit]

  • Spike (missile) an Israeli fourth generation anti-tank guided missile (ATGM)
  • Cleat (shoe), protrusion on the sole of a shoe to provide traction
    • Track spikes, lightweight shoes with spikes screwed into their bottom, or spike plate, to maximize traction
  • Nail (fastener), or spike, especially one over ten inches (25 cm) long
  • Spike strip, a device used to impede or stop the movement of wheeled vehicles
  • Spindle (stationery), an upright spike used to hold papers

Other uses in technology[edit]

  • Voltage spike, also called an electrical surge, an electronic glitch
  • Touch hole or "Spiking the guns", rendering a muzzle-loading gun temporarily inoperable by driving a nail into the vent

Other uses[edit]

  • Spike, to add alcohol or another recreational drug to a typically non-alcoholic drink or foodstuff
  • Spike, a colloquial name for a workhouse

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