Definition of Spire. Meaning of Spire. Synonyms of Spire
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Definition of Spire
SpireSpire Spire, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Spired; p. pr. & vb. n.
To shoot forth, or up in, or as if in, a spire. --Emerson.
It is not so apt to spire up as the other sorts, being
more inclined to branch into arms. --Mortimer. SpireSpire Spire, n. [L. spira coil, twist; akin to Gr. ???: cf. F.
1. A spiral; a curl; a whorl; a twist. --Dryden.
2. (Geom.) The part of a spiral generated in one revolution
of the straight line about the pole. See Spiral, n.
Spire bearer. (Paleon.) Same as Spirifer. SpireSpire Spire, v. i. [L. spirare to breathe. See Spirit.]
To breathe. [Obs.] --Shenstone.
Spire Spire, n. [OE. spire, spir, a blade of grass, a young
shoot, AS. sp[=i]r; akin to G. spier a blade of grass, Dan.
spire a sprout, sprig, Sw. spira a spar, Icel. sp[=i]ra.]
1. A slender stalk or blade in vegetation; as, a spire grass
or of wheat.
An oak cometh up a little spire. --Chaucer.
2. A tapering body that shoots up or out to a point in a
conical or pyramidal form. Specifically (Arch.), the roof
of a tower when of a pyramidal form and high in proportion
to its width; also, the pyramidal or aspiring termination
of a tower which can not be said to have a roof, such as
that of Strasburg cathedral; the tapering part of a
steeple, or the steeple itself. ``With glistering spires
and pinnacles adorned.' --Milton.
A spire of land that stand apart, Cleft from the
Tall spire from which the sound of cheerful bells
Just undulates upon the listening ear. --Cowper.
3. (Mining) A tube or fuse for communicating fire to the
chargen in blasting.
4. The top, or uppermost point, of anything; the summit.
The spire and top of praises. --Shak.
Meaning of Spire from wikipedia
- A spire
is a tapering conical
or pyramidal structure
on the top of a building, often
a skys****er or a church
to a steep tented
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- The Chicago Spire
was a super
tall skys****er project
at 400 N. Lake S**** Drive
in Chicago, Illinois
that failed financially after beginning
- The Spire
of Dublin, alternatively titled
(Irish: An Túr Solais), is a large, stainless
steel, pin-like monument
- The Spire
is a 1964 novel
by the English author William
Golding. "A dark and powerful portrait
of one man's will", it deals
with the construction
- The Warsaw Spire
is a complex
of Neomodern office buildings
in Warsaw, Poland constructed
by the Belgian
real estate developer
Ghelamco. It consists
- period since
the late Saxon
as the "city of dreaming spires
", a term coined
by poet Matthew
has a broad economic
- Pepsi Spire
is a touch screen
soda fountain introduced
by Pepsi-Co. The Spire
's main competitor
is the Coca-Cola Freestyle. Currently, Spire
- A spire
is a part of the coiled
s**** of molluscs. The spire consists
of all of the whorls except
for the body whorl. Each spire whorl represents
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