Definition of Spire. Meaning of Spire. Synonyms of Spire

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Definition of Spire

Spire
Spire Spire, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Spired; p. pr. & vb. n. Spiring.] 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.
Spire
Spire Spire, n. [L. spira coil, twist; akin to Gr. ???: cf. F. spire.] 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.
Spire
Spire Spire, v. i. [L. spirare to breathe. See Spirit.] To breathe. [Obs.] --Shenstone.
Spire
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 main. --Tennyson. 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 tower, similar to a steep tented roof....
- A spire is a tapering conical or pyramidal structure on the top of a building. Spire may also refer to: Spire Credit Union, a financial institution...
- The Spire of Dublin, alternatively titled the Monument of Light (Irish: An Túr Solais), is a large, stainless steel, pin-like monument 120 metres (390 ft)...
- 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 of the...
- Slay the Spire is a roguelike video game with deck-building card game mechanics. The game is being developed by MegaCrit. It is currently in early access...
- The Chicago Spire was a super tall skys****er project at 400 N. Lake S**** Drive in Chicago, Illinois that failed financially after beginning construction...
- Spire Global, Inc. is an American private company specializing in data gathered from a network of small satellites. It has successfully deplo**** more...
- Spire London, previously known as Hertsmere House, is a construction project located in West India Quay, near Canary Wharf. Developed by Greenland Group...
- twisted and leaning spire, an architectural phenomenon which has led to the church being given the common byname of the Crooked Spire. The largest church...
- 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 a rotation...
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