Spike(s) may refer to:

Device to puncture or fasten

* Nail (fastener), especially one over four inches long
* Rail spike, used to construct railroad tracks
* Tree spiking, making a tree dangerous to cut with a chainsaw
* Spike strip, tire deflation device
* Spike bayonet, an attachment for a firearm


Fictional characters

* Spike ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), a character in the Buffyverse
* Spike ("Degrassi" character), a character in the "Degrassi" television series
* Spike, a character in the "Peanuts" universe
* Spike Spiegel, a character in "Cowboy Bebop" media
* Spike (MGM), a character in "Tom and Jerry" media
* Spike ("Dragon Ball") or Akkuman, a character in "Dragon Ball" media
* The Spike, one of the Titans in the 2007 videogame "Crash of the Titans"
* Spike, a character in "Dinosaurs" media
* Spike ("The Land Before Time"), a character in "The Land Before Time" media
* Spike, a character in the "" universe
* Cecil "Spike" Wilson, a character in the "Sugar and Spike" universe


* "Spike" (Elvis Costello album), a 1989 album by Elvis Costello
* "Spike" (Puffy AmiYumi album), a 2001 album by Puffy AmiYumi
* Spike Edney, British musician
* Spike Stent or Mark Stent, British record producer and audio engineer

Books and magazines

* "Spike Magazine", an internet cultural journal which began in 1996
* "The Spike" (1980), a 1980 novel by Arnaud de Borchgrave
* "The Spike" (1997), novel by Damien Broderick

Film and television

* Spike (TV channel), an American cable network
* "Spike of Bensonhurst", a 1988 comedy-drama film starring Sasha Mitchell
* Spike (stagecraft), a theatrical term


* Track spikes, traction-increasing devices on a track shoe, worn during track and field events
* Spike, a term in volleyball
* Spike, a term in American football
* Takeo Spikes, American football player

Other uses

* Spike (missile) an Israeli fourth generation ATGM
* Spike (company), a video game company
* Spike Island (disambiguation)
* Spike (music), a part of certain stringed instruments
* Spike Shooter, a sports energy drink
* Action potential, a concept in neuroscience
* Voltage spike, also called an electrical surge
* Spike, a type of raceme with sessile flowers

ee also

* Spike (given name)
* Caltrop
* Punji stick

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  • Spike — (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Spike est un prénom américain. En anglais, spike signifie pique, aiguille, baïonnette ou peut désigner un outil destiné à piquer. En anglais,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Spike — (engl. ‚Spitze‘) steht für: Spikes (Reifen), Stifte im Profil von Reifen Schuhspikes, Gleitschutz für das Gehen auf glattem Untergrund Spikes (Leichtathletik), in der Leichtathletik Schuhe mit an der Sohle angebrachten Dornen Spike (HiFi), ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spike TV — (a veces Spike solo) es un canal de televisión estadounidense diseñado para el publico masculino. Spike TV es propiedad de MTV Networks, que es una subsidiaria de Viacom Inc. Historia El canal comenzó como The Nashville Networks (TNN) fundado por …   Wikipedia Español

  • Spike CO — Spike (entreprise) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Spike (homonymie). Logo de Spike Siège social …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Spike — [ʃpai̮k], der; s, s: 1. 1Stift (1) an den Schuhsohlen von Läufern oder an Autoreifen, der das [Aus]gleiten verhindert: Schuhe, Autoreifen mit Spikes. 2. <Plural> Laufschuhe, an deren Sohlen sich Spikes (1) befinden: ein Paar Spikes; mit… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • spike — spike1 [spīk] n. [ME < ON spīkr, a nail, spike, or < MDu & MLowG spīker, both ult. < IE base * (s)p(h)ei , sharp, pointed splinter > SPIT1, SPOKE1, L spica, ear of grain, spina,SPINE] 1. a long, heavy nail 2. a sh …   English World dictionary

  • Spike — Spike, n. [Akin to LG. spiker, spieker, a large nail, D. spijker, Sw. spik, Dan. spiger, Icel. sp[=i]k; all perhaps from L. spica a point, an ear of grain; but in the sense of nail more likely akin to E. spoke of a wheel. Cf. {Spine}.] 1. A sort… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spike — spike; spike·let; spike·man; spike·nard; un·spike; hand·spike; …   English syllables

  • Spike — Spike, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spiked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spiking}.] 1. To fasten with spikes, or long, large nails; as, to spike down planks. [1913 Webster] 2. To set or furnish with spikes. [1913 Webster] 3. To fix on a spike. [R.] Young. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spike — Spike, n. [Cf. G. spieke, L. spica an ear of grain. See {Spikenard}.] (Bot.) Spike lavender. See {Lavender}. [1913 Webster] {Oil of spike} (Chem.), a colorless or yellowish aromatic oil extracted from the European broad leaved lavender, or aspic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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