What does spoke mean?

Definitions for spoke
spoʊkspoke

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word spoke.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spoke, wheel spoke, radius(noun)

    support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim

  2. rundle, spoke, rung(noun)

    one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder

Wiktionary

  1. spoke(Noun)

    A piece that fits between the axle and the round outside, or rim, of a wheel.

  2. spoke(Verb)

    To furnish (a wheel) with spokes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spoke

    of Speak

    Etymology: [OE. spoke, spake, AS. spca; akin to D. speek, LG. speke, OHG. speihha, G. speiche. 170. Cf. Spike a nail.]

  2. Spoke

    of Speak

    Etymology: [OE. spoke, spake, AS. spca; akin to D. speek, LG. speke, OHG. speihha, G. speiche. 170. Cf. Spike a nail.]

  3. Spoke

    imp. of Speak

    Etymology: [OE. spoke, spake, AS. spca; akin to D. speek, LG. speke, OHG. speihha, G. speiche. 170. Cf. Spike a nail.]

  4. Spoke(noun)

    the radius or ray of a wheel; one of the small bars which are inserted in the hub, or nave, and which serve to support the rim or felly

    Etymology: [OE. spoke, spake, AS. spca; akin to D. speek, LG. speke, OHG. speihha, G. speiche. 170. Cf. Spike a nail.]

  5. Spoke(noun)

    a projecting handle of a steering wheel

    Etymology: [OE. spoke, spake, AS. spca; akin to D. speek, LG. speke, OHG. speihha, G. speiche. 170. Cf. Spike a nail.]

  6. Spoke(noun)

    a rung, or round, of a ladder

    Etymology: [OE. spoke, spake, AS. spca; akin to D. speek, LG. speke, OHG. speihha, G. speiche. 170. Cf. Spike a nail.]

  7. Spoke(noun)

    a contrivance for fastening the wheel of a vehicle, to prevent it from turning in going down a hill

    Etymology: [OE. spoke, spake, AS. spca; akin to D. speek, LG. speke, OHG. speihha, G. speiche. 170. Cf. Spike a nail.]

  8. Spoke(verb)

    to furnish with spokes, as a wheel

    Etymology: [OE. spoke, spake, AS. spca; akin to D. speek, LG. speke, OHG. speihha, G. speiche. 170. Cf. Spike a nail.]

Freebase

  1. Spoke

    A spoke is one of some number of rods radiating from the center of a wheel, connecting the hub with the round traction surface. The term originally referred to portions of a log which had been split lengthwise into four or six sections. The radial members of a wagon wheel were made by carving a spoke into their finished shape. A spokeshave is a tool originally developed for this purpose. Eventually, the term spoke was more commonly applied to the finished product of the wheelwright's work, than to the materials he used.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spoke

    spōk, pa.t. of speak.

  2. Spoke

    spōk, n. one of the bars from the nave to the rim of a wheel.—Put a spoke in one's wheel, to thwart a person by some impediment. [A.S. spáca; Dut. speek, Ger. speiche.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. spoke

    The portion of the hub and spoke distribution system that refers to transportation mode operators responsible for scheduled delivery to a customer of the

CrunchBase

  1. Spoke

    Spoke is a Personal Connections Management Service that enables people to leverage their lifetime of personal contacts to discover and re-connect with specific persons that can help them with current needs " even if they no longer remember their names or how they originally met.Provided as a cloud-based service, Spoke aggregates information about people you have met from your email and address books. And, utilizing its unique crowd-sourcing technology, Spoke ensures you can reach your connections wherever they are with your favorite means of communication.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spoke' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1523

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spoke' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1532

How to pronounce spoke?

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How to say spoke in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spoke in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spoke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of spoke in a Sentence

  1. Roberta Kaplan:

    When I spoke out about what President Trump did to me in a department store dressing room, I was speaking out against an individual, when President Trump called me a liar and denied that President Trump had ever met me, President Trump was not speaking on behalf of United States.

  2. Adam Levine:

    No one thought about it more than I did, no one put more thought and love into this than I did. ... I spoke to many people, most importantly though, I silenced all the noise and listened to myself, and made my decision about how I felt.

  3. Dale Batdorff:

    The Lord spoke very clearly.

  4. Miami Marlins:

    I was basically told that I could not come cover the Marlins. I was denied credentials right after I went to the British Virgin Islands, that trip, i was actually approved for the next day, for that Sunday, and then I got a denial email, and then was denied about a week later when I applied yet again. I spoke to Marlins PR and they basically don’t like the way that I cover the team. So I’ve been denied credentials since then.

  5. Michael Landa:

    Their parents spoke with us about how both young men were healthy, intelligent and careful about what they put in their bodies.

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