EN spike

1. general

spike (also: hobnail, nail, scab, piton)
spike (also: bar, banister)
spike (also: kebab, skewer, kebob)
spike (also: prong, tine, tip, corner)
spike (also: cutting, peg, post, stake)
rejo {m} (aguijón de hierro)
spike (also: corncob, ear)

2. "on track shoes"

púa {f} [Chile]
carramplón {m} [Col.]

3. "sharp point"

4. "pointed object"

spike (also: plectrum, prong, quill, barb)
pinche {m} [Arg.]

5. "antler"

spike (also: dowel, piton)

6. "in volleyball"

spike (also: coping, punch line, smash)
spike (also: rivet, smash)

7. "sharp increase"

8. botany


9. botany: "type of bloom"

10. sports: "in the sole of a shoe"


11. electronics

Spikes in energy prices put huge pressure on the budget of the average consumer.
Los picos en los precios de la energía pueden aportar una enorme presión en el presupuesto del consumidor medio.
The Jabra PRO™ 9400 prioritises the safety of the wearer by intelligently adjusting volume levels to adapt to unexpected spikes.
Jabra PRO™ 9400 da prioridad a la seguridad de los usuarios, ajustando con inteligencia los niveles de volumen para adaptarse a picos inesperados.
Mobile solutions provide the flexibility and extra printing capacity for cross docking, rush jobs, and temporary spikes in activity.
Las soluciones portátiles ofrecen flexibilidad y capacidad de impresión adicional para cross docking, trabajos urgentes y picos de actividad temporales.

12. "for papers", British English

spike (also: spindle)

Context sentences for "spike" in Spanish

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EnglishIndeed, in many countries, we have seen food riots and political instability as a result of the spike in food prices.
De hecho, en algunos países hemos visto motines e inestabilidad política como resultado del incremento de los precios de los alimentos.
EnglishThe first point I would like to make is that I think the recent spike in world food prices serves as a wake-up call to all of us.
Mi primer comentario es que creo que el reciente repunte de los precios de los alimentos en todo el mundo debe ser una llamada de atención para todos nosotros.
EnglishThat it is precarious can be seen from the spike in prices which occurred last autumn, or as is occurring now with Iraq's decision to stop oil exports.
Su precariedad quedó patente el pasado otoño cuando se dispararon los precios o como ocurre ahora con la decisión de Iraq de poner fin a las exportaciones de petróleo.