What is another word for spikes?

152 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ spˈa͡ɪks], [ spˈa‍ɪks], [ s_p_ˈaɪ_k_s]

In sports, spikes are commonly referred to as cleats, studs or pins. These are the protrusions on the soles of shoes that help athletes gain traction on a grassy or muddy field. Spikes can also refer to sharp objects, such as thorns or spears. Other synonyms for spikes include prongs, barbs, points, needles, spines, and protrusions. In the realm of technology, spikes can refer to sudden surges in data or website traffic. These sudden increases can also be described as surges, spikes, or influxes. No matter the context, spikes are generally associated with sharpness, suddenness, and an upward trend.

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    Usage examples for Spikes

    At Edwin's suggestion he clambered over first, and then Tom raised the young creature boldly until she was clear of the iron spikes.
    "The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
    Charles Weathers Bump
    Jake will have that plate pinned down before your spikes are in!
    "A Prairie Courtship"
    Harold Bindloss
    We may here remark that Paul Hentzner in his "Travels in England," written in 1598, says in speaking of London Bridge:-"Upon this is built a tower, on whose top the heads of such as have been executed for high treason are placed on iron spikes; we counted about thirty."
    "England in the Days of Old"
    William Andrews

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