A city of southwest Germany on the Rhine River south of Mannheim. Founded as a Roman garrison, it was an important ecclesiastical and political center from the 11th to the 16th century. Speyer was ceded to France in 1797 and to Bavaria in 1815.
The summit is the peak or highest point.
The main stem of a plant.
Something resembling or suggestive of a sprout, as in rapid growth:
A shaft with a sharp point and barbs for spearing fish.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(--- Basketball) A position in the forecourt beyond the top of the key, usually taken by the point guard.
A pointed formation, as at the top of a mountain; peak
(Naut.) The top, after corner of a gaff sail
An exercise, typically done with weights, in which an extended arm is flexed, bringing the hand back toward the shoulder, or an extended leg is flexed, bringing the foot back toward the buttock
A similar unbounded surface extending outward in both directions from a point: it is formed by rotating in an elliptical or circular pattern a straight line that always passes through this point
A broad, flat section or surface, as of an oar, propeller arm, or rotary vane
The highest point; peak; vertex
A movable tower used in ancient warfare for attacking walled positions
The highest position or rank:
Find another word for spires. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for spires, like: speyer, towers, summits, stalks, sprouts, spears, shoots, points, pinnacles, peaks and curls.