spica bandage spi·ca bandage (spī’kə)
Successive strips of material applied to the body and the first part of a limb, or to the hand and a finger, that overlap slightly so as to resemble an ear of wheat.
adjective, Botany. 1. having spikes, as a plant. 2. arranged in spikes, as flowers. 3. in the form of a spike, as in inflorescence. adjective 1. (botany) having, arranged in, or relating to spikes: a spicate inflorescence
adjective 1. (of violin music) performed with short, abrupt, rebounding motions of the bow. noun 1. a style of playing a bowed stringed instrument in which the bow bounces lightly off the strings adjective, adverb 2. to be played in this manner
noun 1. any of a class of pungent or aromatic substances of vegetable origin, as pepper, cinnamon, or cloves, used as seasoning, preservatives, etc. 2. such substances collectively or as material: Cookies without spice can be tasteless. 3. a spicy or aromatic odor or fragrance. 4. something that gives zest: a spice of humor in […]
noun (pl) -ries 1. a myrtaceous tree, Eugenia rhombea, of the Caribbean and Florida, with orange or black edible fruits 2. the fruit of this tree 3. any of various other aromatic plants or shrubs having spicy edible berries, such as wintergreen