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

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  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. David Wilson:

    This company sent us out when there was a severe weather warning, we spoke to another guide, he took his group out and within 15 minutes he turned around and brought them back because it was so unsafe. Number two, they never told us anything about the on/off button. That’s just ridiculous. That’s protocol that should happen. They were a very, very unprofessional company.

  2. Myo Thu Soe:

    This officer spoke based on his own feelings.

  3. Bill Hoffman:

    I can't recall if Page Six was him or someone in Trump Organization, donald Trump spoke to me a lot off the record, or a source close to Donald Trump. It could have been Donald Trump. Donald Trump would call up for scoops, things that would benefited Donald Trump.

  4. Le Floc ':

    We never spoke to anybody telling us' You know what, you guys are toxic. We don't want to work with you', it's just that economy wasn't that great, it's a heavy investment( and) you had a shift of world economy and some Asian companies, or Chinese in particular, are looking for the best vector of communication to push the drive to the world with a global footprint.

  5. Edward Hersey Richards:

    A wise old owl sat upon an oak The more he saw the less he spoke The less he spoke the more he heard Why aren't we like that wise old bird

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