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spur

  

      n  
1    a pointed device or sharp spiked wheel fixed to the heel of a rider's boot to enable him to urge his horse on  
2    anything serving to urge or encourage  
the increase in salary was a spur to their production     
3    a sharp horny projection from the leg just above the claws in male birds, such as the domestic cock  
4    a pointed process in any of various animals; calcar  
5    a tubular extension at the base of the corolla in flowers such as larkspur  
6    a short or stunted branch of a tree  
7    a ridge projecting laterally from a mountain or mountain range  
8    a wooden prop or a masonry reinforcing pier  
9       another name for       groyne  
10      (Also called)    spur track   a railway branch line or siding  
11    a short side road leading off a main road  
a motorway spur     
12    a sharp cutting instrument attached to the leg of a gamecock  
13    on the spur of the moment   on impulse  
14    win one's spurs  
a      (History)   to earn knighthood  
b    to prove one's ability; gain distinction  
      vb   , spurs, spurring, spurred  
15    tr   to goad or urge with or as if with spurs  
16    intr   to go or ride quickly; press on  
17    tr   to injure or strike with a spur  
18    tr   to provide with a spur or spurs  
     (Old English spura; related to Old Norse spori, Old High German sporo)  


spur gear   , wheel  
      n   a gear having involuted teeth either straight or helically cut on a cylindrical surface. Two such gears are used to transmit power between parallel shafts  
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groyne   ,   (esp. U.S.)   groin  
      n   a wall or jetty built out from a riverbank or seashore to control erosion,   (Also called)    spur, breakwater         
     (C16: origin uncertain: perhaps altered from groin)  


spur         
      n  
1    a pointed device or sharp spiked wheel fixed to the heel of a rider's boot to enable him to urge his horse on  
2    anything serving to urge or encourage  
the increase in salary was a spur to their production            
3    a sharp horny projection from the leg just above the claws in male birds, such as the domestic cock  
4    a pointed process in any of various animals; calcar  
5    a tubular extension at the base of the corolla in flowers such as larkspur  
6    a short or stunted branch of a tree  
7    a ridge projecting laterally from a mountain or mountain range  
8    a wooden prop or a masonry reinforcing pier  
9       another name for       groyne  
10      (Also called)    spur track   a railway branch line or siding  
11    a short side road leading off a main road  
a motorway spur     
12    a sharp cutting instrument attached to the leg of a gamecock  
13    on the spur of the moment   on impulse  
14    win one's spurs  
a      (History)   to earn knighthood  
b    to prove one's ability; gain distinction  
      vb   , spurs, spurring, spurred  
15    tr   to goad or urge with or as if with spurs  
16    intr   to go or ride quickly; press on  
17    tr   to injure or strike with a spur  
18    tr   to provide with a spur or spurs  
     (Old English spura; related to Old Norse spori, Old High German sporo)  
spur gear   , wheel  
      n   a gear having involuted teeth either straight or helically cut on a cylindrical surface. Two such gears are used to transmit power between parallel shafts  

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spur

  

      vb  
1    animate, drive, goad, impel, incite, press, prick, prod, prompt, put a bomb under     (informal)   stimulate, urge  
      n  
2    goad, prick, rowel  
3    impetus, impulse, incentive, incitement, inducement, kick up the backside     (informal)   motive, stimulus  
4    on the spur of the moment      impetuously, impromptu, impulsively, on impulse, on the spot, unpremeditatedly, unthinkingly, without planning, without thinking  

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