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spoke 1

 (spōk)
n.
1. One of the rods or braces connecting the hub and rim of a wheel.
2. Nautical One of the handles projecting from the rim of a ship's steering wheel.
3. A rod or stick that may be inserted into a wheel to prevent it from turning.
4. A rung of a ladder.
tr.v. spoked, spok·ing, spokes
1. To equip with spokes.
2. To impede (a wheel) by inserting a rod.

[Middle English, from Old English spāca.]

spoke 2

 (spōk)
v.
1. Past tense of speak.
2. Archaic A past participle of speak.

spoke

(spəʊk)
vb
1. the past tense of speak
2. archaic or dialect a past participle of speak

spoke

(spəʊk)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a radial member of a wheel, joining the hub to the rim
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a radial projection from the rim of a wheel, as in a ship's wheel
3. (Building) a rung of a ladder
4. put a spoke in someone's wheel Brit to thwart someone's plans
vb
(Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to equip with or as if with spokes
[Old English spāca]

spoke1

(spoʊk)

v.
1. a pt. of speak.
2. Archaic. a pp. of speak.

spoke2

(spoʊk)

n., v. spoked, spok•ing. n.
1. one of the bars, rods, or rungs radiating from the hub or nave of a wheel and supporting the rim or felloe.
2. a handlelike projection from the rim of a wheel, as a ship's steering wheel.
3. a rung of a ladder.
v.t.
4. to fit or furnish with or as if with spokes.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English spāca, c. Old Frisian spēke, spāke, Old Saxon spēca, Old High German speihha]

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 "hub." See also distribution; distribution system; hub; hub and spoke distribution.

spoke


Past participle: spoked
Gerund: spoking

Imperative
spoke
spoke
Present
I spoke
you spoke
he/she/it spokes
we spoke
you spoke
they spoke
Preterite
I spoked
you spoked
he/she/it spoked
we spoked
you spoked
they spoked
Present Continuous
I am spoking
you are spoking
he/she/it is spoking
we are spoking
you are spoking
they are spoking
Present Perfect
I have spoked
you have spoked
he/she/it has spoked
we have spoked
you have spoked
they have spoked
Past Continuous
I was spoking
you were spoking
he/she/it was spoking
we were spoking
you were spoking
they were spoking
Past Perfect
I had spoked
you had spoked
he/she/it had spoked
we had spoked
you had spoked
they had spoked
Future
I will spoke
you will spoke
he/she/it will spoke
we will spoke
you will spoke
they will spoke
Future Perfect
I will have spoked
you will have spoked
he/she/it will have spoked
we will have spoked
you will have spoked
they will have spoked
Future Continuous
I will be spoking
you will be spoking
he/she/it will be spoking
we will be spoking
you will be spoking
they will be spoking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been spoking
you have been spoking
he/she/it has been spoking
we have been spoking
you have been spoking
they have been spoking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been spoking
you will have been spoking
he/she/it will have been spoking
we will have been spoking
you will have been spoking
they will have been spoking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been spoking
you had been spoking
he/she/it had been spoking
we had been spoking
you had been spoking
they had been spoking
Conditional
I would spoke
you would spoke
he/she/it would spoke
we would spoke
you would spoke
they would spoke
Past Conditional
I would have spoked
you would have spoked
he/she/it would have spoked
we would have spoked
you would have spoked
they would have spoked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spoke - support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rimspoke - support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
bicycle wheel - the wheel of a bicycle
cartwheel - a wheel that has wooden spokes and a metal rim
support - any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
wagon wheel - a wheel of a wagon
2.spoke - one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
crosspiece - a transverse brace
ladder - steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
Translations
شُعاع الدّولابشُعَاعُ العَجَلَة
paprsek
ege
spoko
pinnapuolapyörän puola
זק
žbica
pílári, hjólrif
スポーク
스포크
spieķis
špica
špica
eker
ซี่ล้อรถ
jant telitekerlek parmaklığı
cái nan hoa

spoke

1 [spəʊk] N [of wheel] → rayo m, radio m
to put a spoke in sb's wheelponerle trabas a algn

spoke

[ˈspəʊk]
pt of speak
n [wheel] → rayon m

spoke

1
nSpeiche f; to put a spoke in somebody’s wheel (Brit inf) → jdm Knüppel zwischen die Beine werfen (inf)

spoke

1 [spəʊk] nraggio
to put a spoke in sb's wheel → mettere i bastoni fra le ruote a qn

spoke1

(spəuk) noun
one of the ribs or bars from the centre to the rim of the wheel of a bicycle, cart etc.

spoke

شُعَاعُ العَجَلَة paprsek ege Speiche ακτίνα τροχού radio de una rueda, rayo de una rueda pyörän puola rayon žbica raggio スポーク 스포크 spaak eike szprycha raio, raio de roda спица eker ซี่ล้อรถ jant teli cái nan hoa 轮辐

spoke

pret de speak