spear

  1. a long pointed rod used as a weapon
  2. an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

spear

a fishing tool used to retrieve pipe lost in a well. The spear is lowered down the hole and into the lost pipe. When weight, torque, or both are applied to the string to which the spear is attached, the slips in the spear expand and tightly grip the inside of the wall of the lost pipe. Then the string, spear, and lost pipe are pulled to the surface. ...

Spear

Spear is Australian slang for dismiss from employment.
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Spear

Spear is Australian slang for dismiss from employment.
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spear

weapon with a metal point on a long shaft 
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spear

See stylet.
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spear

[n] - an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish 2. [n] - a long pointed rod used as a weapon 3. [v] - thrust up like a spear 4. [v] - pierce with a spear
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Spear

Spear noun [ Middle English spere , Anglo-Saxon spere ; akin to D. & German speer , Old Saxon & OHS. sper , Icelandic spjör, plural, Danish spær , Latin sparus .] 1. A long, pointed weapon, used in war and hunting, by thrusting or throwing; a weapon...
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Spear

Spear transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Speared ; present participle & verbal noun Spearing .] To pierce with a spear; to kill with a spear; as, to spear a fish.
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Spear

Spear intransitive verb To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See Spire . Mortimer.
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spear

To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See Spire. ... 1. A long, pointed weapon, used in war and hunting, by thrusting or throwing; a weapon with a long shaft and a sharp head or blade; a lance. ... See: Illust. Of Spearhead] 'A sharp ground spear.' 'They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks.' (Micah iv. ...
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spear

lance noun a long pointed rod used as a weapon
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spear

noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
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Spear

• (v. i.) To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See Spire. • (n.) Fig.: A spearman. • (n.) A sharp-pointed instrument with barbs, used for stabbing fish and other animals. • (n.) A long, pointed weapon, used in war and hunting, by thrusting or throwing; a weapon with a long shaft and a sharp head or blade; a lance. • (...
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spear

a pole weapon with a sharp point, either thrown or thrust at an enemy or prey. It appears in an infinite variety of forms in societies around the ... [4 related articles]
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Spear

Spear is a English boy name. The meaning of the name is `spear` Spear,Spere The name Spear doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Spear seems to be unique!
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Spear

The USS Spear was an American Auk Class minesweeper of 890 tons displacement launched in 1943. The USS Spear was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 18 knots and carried a complement of 105. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and two 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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Spear

[liturgy] The Spear (Greek: λόγχη; Slavonic: Копіе́) or Lance is a liturgical implement used during the Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine Rite of the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Eastern Catholic Churches. The Spear symbolizes the lance of Longinus that was used at the time of Christ`s death on the Cross to pierce his side, from...
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spear

spear, primitive weapon consisting of a wooden shaft tipped with a sharp point, usually 8 to 9 ft (2.4–2.7 m) in length. The point was made first of flint, later of bronze, and ultimately of steel; the spear has been in use since prehistoric times, originally as a missile weapon. Spear-thrower...
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SPEAR

Stanford Positron Electron Accelerating Ring.
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SPEAR

Stanford Positron Electron Accelerating Ring.
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SPEAR

SPEAR (originally Stanford Positron Electron Asymmetric Rings, now simply a name) was a collider at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. It began running in 1972, colliding electrons and positrons with an energy of {val|3|ul=GeV}. During the 1970s, experiments at the accelerator played a key role in particle physics research, including the di...
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Spear

[disambiguation] A spear is a pole weapon used for hunting and combat. Spear may also refer to: ...
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Spear

A spear is a pole weapon consisting of a shaft, usually of wood, with a pointed head. The head may be simply the sharpened end of the shaft itself, as is the case with bamboo spears, or it may be made of a more durable material fastened to the shaft, such as flint, obsidian, iron, steel or bronze. The most common design for hunting or combat spear...
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Spear

[surname] Spear is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: ...
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