Spires



noun
1.
Speyer.
noun
1.
a tall, acutely pointed pyramidal roof or rooflike construction upon a tower, roof, etc.
2.
a similar construction forming the upper part of a steeple.
3.
a tapering, pointed part of something; a tall, sharp-pointed summit, peak, or the like:
the distant spires of the mountains.
4.
the highest point or summit of something:
the spire of a hill; the spire of one’s profession.
5.
a sprout or shoot of a plant, as an acrospire of grain or a blade or spear of grass.
verb (used without object), spired, spiring.
6.
to shoot or rise into spirelike form; rise or extend to a height in the manner of a spire.
noun
1.
a coil or spiral.
2.
one of the series of convolutions of a coil or spiral.
3.
Zoology. the upper, convoluted part of a spiral shell, above the aperture.
noun
1.
the English name for Speyer
noun
1.
Also called steeple. a tall structure that tapers upwards to a point, esp one on a tower or roof or one that forms the upper part of a steeple
2.
a slender tapering shoot or stem, such as a blade of grass
3.
the apical part of any tapering formation; summit
verb
4.
(intransitive) to assume the shape of a spire; point up
5.
(transitive) to furnish with a spire or spires
noun
1.
any of the coils or turns in a spiral structure
2.
the apical part of a spiral shell

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