Definitions for "Spur"
Keywords:  sepal, nectar, tubular, petal, saclike
Something that projects; a snag.
Any projecting appendage of a flower looking like a spur.
A tubular projection from a petal or sepal.
Keywords:  goad, incite, rowel, cowboy, urge
An implement secured to the heel, or above the heel, of a horseman, to urge the horse by its pressure. Modern spurs have a small wheel, or rowel, with short points. Spurs were the badge of knighthood.
That which goads to action; an incitement.
A spiked iron worn by seamen upon the bottom of the boot, to enable them to stand upon the carcass of a whale, to strip off the blubber.
Keywords:  internodes, shoot, twig, branch, fruit
A mountain that shoots from any other mountain, or range of mountains, and extends to some distance in a lateral direction, or at right angles.
A branch of a vein.
A short, extremely slow-growing, woody twig projection.
Keywords:  claw, carved, ornament, griffe, leafage
A projection from the round base of a column, occupying the angle of a square plinth upon which the base rests, or bringing the bottom bed of the base to a nearly square form. It is generally carved in leafage.
Believed to be the remnant of the hind limb. It is visible as a small claw on either side of the vent, usually seen on boas and pythons.
claw-looking ornament (emerging from the torus) carved on the angles of the square base of a pillar. Romanesque and Early Gothic design
Keywords:  ridge, rib, mountain, spru, tableland
A small ridge.
A ridge or a similar protruding geographical formation.
a short, continuously sloping line of higher ground normally jutting out from the side of a ridge
a stroke that begins at the top right of a letter and moves left, and may form a link to the preceding letter
A small projection off a main stroke; found on many capital Gs.
The projection that extends from the end point of the curved portion of a letter (e.g., from the top or bottom of an uppercase or lowercase S or C). A spur is smaller than a serif. A beak is similar to a spur but slightly larger, though still smaller than a serif.
A brace strengthening a post and some connected part, as a rafter or crossbeam; a strut.
The short wooden buttress of a post.
A triangular buttress used to strengthen the bottom of a round tower (giving it a square base).
Keywords:  spine, stag, lepidoptera, tibial, meso
Any stiff, sharp spine, as on the wings and legs of certain birds, on the legs of insects, etc.; especially, the spine on a cock's leg.
The finish mark at the top or bottom of the S or C, after the spine and before the arm.
of a leg segment: a movable "spine," usually larger than most spines and located at the apex of the segment; of wing: dark marking running toward base from band, near front of wing
Keywords:  tern
A tern.
Keywords:  bud, cane, grapevines, pruned, basal
a cane cut back to two buds
The basal portion of a cane after it is cut back to a length of 1 to 4 buds. (The basal bud near the point where the cane joins an arm is not counted.)
on grapevines, canes pruned to 1 to 4 nodes.
Keywords:  sparrow
A sparrow.
Keywords:  auxiliary, spoor, otter, track, rail
The track of an animal, as an otter; a spoor.
A track extending from and connected at only one end with another track.
a dead-end track auxiliary to the main track
Variously shaped outgrowth of staminal filaments or connectives in Melastomataceae, Ericaceae, and a few other taxa
Keywords:  tetty, brushwood, usda, syn, bundles
( S.C.). A structure of piles, rocks, brushwood bundles or other material extending into a stream to induce deposition in order to protect the bank. Syn. Tetty ( Am), ( USDA).
Keywords:  ergotized, rye, grain
Ergotized rye or other grain.
Keywords:  timber, bilge, launching, bolted, deck
A piece of timber fixed on the bilge ways before launching, having the upper ends bolted to the vessel's side.
A curved piece of timber serving as a half beam to support the deck where a whole beam can not be placed.
Keywords:  wad, dried, loft, sheets, together
group of sheets (from 3 to 38) dried together as a wad in the drying loft.
A group of sheets dried naturally together.
A path off the main route. A continuous spur is a looped path that rejoins the main path.
a deviation from the main bus route, where the bus travels up and down the same length of road
often a short, dead-end road that leads to a log landing, usually built to a lower standard than the road it adjoins.
Keywords:  courage, heart
give heart or courage to
Keywords:  pinion, chassis, axle, aligns, gear
The gear that fits on the axle and properly aligns with the pinion gear on the motor when the motor is placed cross ways on the chassis. Usually at some degree of angle.
Keywords:  stalk, stamen, stem, near, short
Stalk Stamen
a short side stem which may or may not be near the top of the stem or stalk
A conveyor section to switch unit loads to and from the mainline.
Keywords:  utensil, pastry, knife, sharp, cut
A sharp knife-like utensil used to cut pastry.
a socket connected into the ring by a single cable run so the socket does not have the full benefit of two cable routes to the consumer unit
Phrase used to describe a fiber-optic network connection to an end user which does not have resilience or diversity. This normally means that the fibre entering and leaving the customer's premises is placed in the same duct and follows the same route to and from the network. If the fibre in the Spur is broken then the end user no longer has access to the network.
Keywords:  rampart, inner, joins, crosses, wall
A wall that crosses a part of a rampart and joins to an inner wall.
Keywords:  birmans, feet, white, back, area
The white area seen on the back of the feet in Birmans.
A substitution for the term "Spurious Frequency Response." The word "spur" is used to refer to a frequency occurring at some point higher than the desired mode but lower than the next overtone.
Undesired or spurious signal generated by a faulty transmitter on a frequency other than the one being used.
Keywords:  porcelain, kiln, rest, picture, support
support on which porcelain rest on in the kiln. Picture
American prototype terminology for siding.
Keywords:  false
false ("spurius")
a highway that diverges from its primary parent highway to serve a specific area or connect to another highway
Keywords:  research, francisco, san, urban, scheme
San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association
Support for Products Under Research: a scheme to help firms with up to 250 employees improve product and process development
Keywords:  railway, trunk, connected, line
a railway line connected to a trunk line
Keywords:  strike
strike with a spur
Keywords:  poor, underlying, standard, rating
Standard & Poor s Underlying Rating
Keywords:  roots, tree, principal, large, one
One of the large or principal roots of a tree.