HyperDic: pike

English > 5 senses of the word pike:
NOUNartifactpike, expressway, freeway, motorway, state highway, superhighway, throughway, thruwaya broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
foodpikehighly valued northern freshwater fish with lean flesh
artifactpikea sharp point (as on the end of a spear)
artifactpikemedieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff
animalpikeany of several elongate long-snouted freshwater game and food fishes widely distributed in cooler parts of the northern hemisphere
pike > pronunciation
Soundspay'k
Rhymesalike ... wormlike: 58 rhymes with ayk...
English > pike: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA broad highway designed for high-speed traffic.
Synonymsexpressway, freeway, motorway, state highway, superhighway, throughway, thruway
PartscarriagewayOne of the two sides of a motorway where traffic travels in one direction only usually in two or three lanes
NarrowerautobahnAn expressway in a German-speaking country
autostradaAn expressway in an Italian-speaking country
turnpike, toll roadAn expressway on which tolls are collected
Broaderhighway, main roadA major road for any form of motor transport
Spanishautopista, autovía, super-autopista, vía expresa
Catalanautopista, super-autopista
English > pike: 5 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningHighly valued northern freshwater fish with lean flesh.
Part ofpikeAny of several elongate long-snouted freshwater game and food fishes widely distributed in cooler parts of the northern hemisphere
Narrowermuskellungeflesh of very large North American pike
pickerelflesh of young or small pike
Broaderfreshwater fishflesh of fish from fresh water used as food
Spanishlucio
Catalanlluç de riu
English > pike: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA sharp point (as on the end of a spear).
Broaderpointsharp end
Spanishpica
Catalanpica
English > pike: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningMedieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff; superseded by the bayonet.
PartspikestaffThe staff of a pike
spearhead, spearpoint, spear-pointThe head and sharpened point of a spear
NarrowerhalberdA pike fitted with an ax head
partisan, partizanA pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections
vougeA kind of pike used by foot soldiers in the 14th century
Broaderweapon, arm, weapon systemAny instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
Spanishpica
Catalanpica
English > pike: 5 senses > noun 5, animal
MeaningAny of several elongate long-snouted freshwater game and food fishes widely distributed in cooler parts of the northern hemisphere.
Member ofEsox, genus Esoxtype and only genus of the family Esocidae
PartspikeHighly valued northern freshwater fish with lean flesh
Narrowermuskellunge, Esox masquinongylarge (60 to 80 pounds) sport fish of North America
northern pike, Esox luciusvoracious piscivorous pike of waters of northern hemisphere
pickerelAny of several North American species of small pike
Broaderpercoid fish, percoid, percoideanAny of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes

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