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Spike (musician)
Spike sometimes also known as Spike Gray, is an English rock frontman, songwriter and vocalist most famous for his times with The Quireboys with whom he has released four studio albums to date.

Spike (stagecraft)
In stagecraft, a spike is a marking, usually made with a piece of tape, although some houses use paint pens, put on the stage. This marking is used to show the correct position for set pieces, furniture, actors and other items which move during the course of a performance and are required to stop in a specific location

Spike (Weekend)
Mark Williams more commonly known as Spike or Spike Williams is a Welsh guitarist and co-founder of South Wales' record label, Z Block Records. He was a member of the Cardiff-based band Reptile Ranch.-Career history:

Spiker (disambiguation)
Spiker could refer to:* Spiker - a piece of rail transport maintenance of way equipment for driving rail spikes.* Spiker - a 1986 film.* Spiker - a character in the children's hospital radio series "The Space Gypsy Adventures" as narrated by John Leeson.

Spikes is the mascot of the Minor League AAA Rochester Red Wings. Spikes is 6 feet tall, and weighs 180 lbs. He was created after the season, the same year in which the Red Wings got their new stadium, Frontier Field.-External links:*

A spill occurs when the contents of something, usually in liquid form, is emptied out onto a surface, often unintentionally.Spill may also refer to:*Daniel Spill , English entrepreneur*Thomas Spilsbury, soccer player nicknamed Spill

Spill the Beans (EP)
Spill the Beans is a 3-track 7" and a 5-track CD-EP released in 1994 by New Zealand band The Bats.-CD-EP:# "Under The Law"# "Spill The Beans"# "Empty Head"# "Make It Clear"# "Give In To The Sands"

In industrial production, spillage is the loss of production output due to production of a series of defective or unacceptable products which must be rejected

-In mathematics, science and technology:* Electron magnetic dipole moment* Rotation or spin, a movement of an object in a circular motion* Social Phobia Inventory, abbreviated as SPIN, a psychological test of social anxiety disorder.

Spin (House)
"Spin" is the sixth episode of the second season of House, which premiered on the Fox network on November 15, 2005.-Plot:A famous cyclist named Jeff who wants to race in the Tour de France is brought to House's clinic after collapsing during a race and being treated at the scene by medics

Spin (Lifehouse song)
"Spin" is a song by alternative rock band Lifehouse. It was the first radio single released in support of the band's second studio album, Stanley Climbfall."Spin" charted on the Billboard Hot 100 at #71; it also peaked at #25 on the modern rock charts.

SPIN (operating system)
The SPIN Operating System is a research project implemented in the computer programming language Modula-3, and is an Open Source project. It is designed with three goals in mind: flexibility, safety and performance. SPIN was developed at the University of Washington.The kernel can be extended by dynamically loaded modules which implement interfaces

Spin (public relations)
In public relations, spin is a form of propaganda, achieved through providing an interpretation of an event or campaign to persuade public opinion in favor or against a certain organization or public figure

SPIN (software process)
A Software Process Improvement Network is an organization of professionals who are interested in software and systems process improvement. There are currently 114 SPINs worldwide in their individual geographical areas. Ref:

Spin the bottle
Spin the Bottle is a party game in which several players sit/stand/kneel in a circle. One player spins a bottle and must kiss the person to whom the bottle points, who then spins the bottle in turn

Spin the Bottle (2003 film)
Spin the Bottle is a 2003 Irish film by director Ian Fitzgibbon. It was released in 2003.- Plot :The film is a story about a man named Rats who tries to form a band after being released from Mountjoy Prison to get money for a pilgrimage to Lourdes.

Spin the Bottle (album)
Spin The Bottle is the fourth studio album by The Blackeyed Susans, released in July, 1997 on Hi Gloss Records. Initial copies came with a karaoke disc containing instrumental versions of each song

Spin the bottle (disambiguation)
Spin the bottle is a party game.Spin the bottle may also refer to:* Spin The Bottle , a 1990s film* Spin the Bottle , a 2003 film* "Spin the Bottle" , a 2002 episode of the TV series Angel

Spin The Bottle (film)
Spin The Bottle is a 1999 American movie. Childhood friends meet up for a reunion.- Cast :* Heather Goldenhersh as Rachel* Jessica Faller as Alex* Mitchell Riggs as Ted* Kim Winter as Bev* Holter Graham as Jonah- External links :*

Spina bifida
Spina bifida is a developmental congenital disorder caused by the incomplete closing of the embryonic neural tube. Some vertebrae overlying the spinal cord are not fully formed and remain unfused and open. If the opening is large enough, this allows a portion of the spinal cord to protrude through the opening in the bones

Spinach is an edible flowering plant in the family of Amaranthaceae. It is native to central and southwestern Asia. It is an annual plant , which grows to a height of up to 30 cm. Spinach may survive over winter in temperate regions

Spinal canal
The spinal canal is the space in vertebrae through which the spinal cord passes. It is a process of the dorsal human body cavity. This canal is enclosed within the vertebral foramen of the vertebrae

Spinal cord
The spinal cord is a long, thin, tubular bundle of nervous tissue and support cells that extends from the brain . The brain and spinal cord together make up the central nervous system

The term spindle may refer to:In textiles and manufacturing:*Spindle , a device to spin fibres into thread*Spindle , is the main rotating part of a machine tool, woodworking machine, etc

Spindle (furniture)
A Spindle, in furniture, is an cylindrically symmetric shaft, usually made of wood. A spindle is usually made of a single piece of wood and typically has decoration fashioned by hand or with a lathe

Spindle (sculpture)
Spindle was a sculpture created in 1989 by artist Dustin Shuler . It consisted of a 50 foot spike with eight cars impaled on it. From 1989 until its demolition on May 2, 2008, it was located in the car park of Cermak Plaza shopping center, at the corner of Cermak Road and Harlem Avenue in Berwyn, Illinois.It was originally commissioned by the shopping

Spindrift usually refers to spray, particularly to the spray blown from cresting waves during a gale. This spray, which "drifts" in the direction of the gale, is one of the characteristics of a wind speed of 8 Beaufort and higher at sea.

Spindrift (band)
Spindrift is a psychedelic rock band created by singer-songwriter-composer-producer-actor Kirpatrick Thomas, who was born in Delaware as one of 5 kids. Founded in 1992, the band originated in Newark, Delaware along with such other local bands of the period including Jake and the Stiffs, The Verge, Boy Sets Fire, Zen Guerilla and Smashing Orange

Spindrift (song)
"Spindrift" is the second single of Rush's 2007 album Snakes & Arrows. "The Larger Bowl " was originally going to be the second single, but was shortly after changed to "Spindrift"

-Medicine:*Vertebral column, commonly known as the backbone or spine, so named for its spinous processes**Lumbar puncture, a colloquial term for which is a spinal tap**Spinal anaesthesia, a type of regional anaesthetic

SPINE (molecular biology)
SPINE stands for Strep-protein interaction experiment. SPINE is a powerful tool to detect protein-protein interactions in vivo. The bait protein has to be expressed with a Strep-tag under the conditions when the potential interaction partners are presumably present in the cells

SPINE (software)
SPINE is a free, open source content management system for publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets.The system includes features like easy Web-based administration, full template support to separate style from content, common components like navigation bars, macros, message boards, and page statistics, and the ability to mix static and dynamic content transparently

Spine (zoology)
A spine is a hard, thorny or needle-like structure which occurs on various animals. Animals such as porcupines and sea urchins grow spines as a self-defense mechanism. Spines are often formed of keratin

Spinel is the magnesium aluminium member of the larger spinel group of minerals. It has the formula MgAl2O4. Balas ruby is an old name for a rose-tinted variety.-Spinel group:

A spinet is a smaller type of harpsichord or other keyboard instrument, such as a piano or organ.-Spinets as harpsichords:While the term spinet is used to designate a harpsichord, typically what is meant is the bentside spinet, described in this section

Spingo (beverage)
Spingo is a generic name for a collection of beers brewed solely in the brewery of the Blue Anchor Inn in Coinage Hall Street, Helston, Cornwall.-Varieties:Spingo IPA

Spinnaker (disambiguation)
A spinnaker is a type of sail.Spinnaker can also refer to:*The Spinnaker, the official student newspaper of the University of North Florida*Spinnaker Tower, a building in Portsmouth, United Kingdom*Spinnaker Software, a former software company

Spinner may refer to:*Spinner Dolphin, a dolphin species*Spinnerbait, a type of fishing lure*Spinner , a graphical widget in a GUI*Spinner , a flying car from the film Blade Runner

Spinner (album)
Spinner is an instrumental album by British musicians Brian Eno and Jah Wobble , released in 1995.- Track listing :# Where We Lived - 2:59# Like Organza - 2:44# Steam - 3:16# Garden Recalled - 3:21# Marine Radio - 5:04

Spinner (computing)
A spinner is a graphical widget in a GUI, typically oriented vertically, with which a user may adjust a value in an adjoining text box by either clicking on an up or down arrow, or by holding an arrow down, causing the value in the text box to increase or decrease

Spinner (game)
A spinner is a method of randomly determining something in a game, often movement. There are two types of spinners:#A balanced arrow anchored to a hard backing, usually cardboard, with printed sections. A spinner is used in some games instead of Dice because a spinner provides more space to print text or images

Spinner (website)
Spinner is an AOL Music property, which bills itself as "the ultimate music blog for free MP3s, free CD listening, [and] discovering new artists."

Spinneret (Timothy Zahn)
Spinneret is a science fiction novel by Timothy Zahn. It was published in 1985.-Plot summary:The novel is set on year 2016 Earth, with several interstellar ships being launched by the US and the EU in the hopes of finding habitable worlds to alleviate the overpopulation of Earth, only to find that while inhabitable worlds exists aplenty, they are all taken by a Commonwealth of

Spinning frame
The spinning frame is an Industrial Revolution invention for spinning thread or yarn from fibers such as wool or cotton in a mechanized way. It was developed in 18th century Britain by Richard Arkwright and John Kay.-Historical context:

Spinning jenny
The spinning jenny is a multi-spool spinning frame. It was invented c. 1764 by James Hargreaves in Stanhill, Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire in England. The device reduced the amount of work needed to produce yarn, with a worker able to work eight or more spools at once. This grew to 120 as technology advanced.- History :The Spinning Jenny is attributed to James Hargreaves

Spinning Jenny (magazine)
Spinning Jenny, a literary magazine founded in 1994 and first printed in 1995, primarily publishes poetry by emerging writers. Published annually by Black Dress Press, a small independent publisher in New York City, the magazine is edited by founder C.E. Harrison and designed by Adam B. Bohannon

A spinster, or old maid, is an older, childless woman who has never been married.For a woman to be identified as a spinster, age is critical

The Spinsterhood is a fictional order of extraterrestrial female warriors appearing in comic books published by American publisher, Marvel Comics. The group was first introduced in Silver Surfer Vol. 3, #80 .-Fictional history:

Spiny is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Pakosławice, within Nysa County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It lies approximately west of Pakosławice, north-west of Nysa, and west of the regional capital Opole.

Spiracles are openings on the surface of some animals that usually lead to respiratory systems.-Vertebrates:The spiracle is a small hole behind each eye that opens to the mouth in some fishes. In the primitive jawless fish the first gill opening immediately behind the mouth is essentially similar to the other gill opening

In mathematics, a spiral is a curve which emanates from a central point, getting progressively farther away as it revolves around the point.-Spiral or helix:

Spiral (bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton)
The Spiral is a bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track located in Iizuna village, located north of Nagano, Japan. Used for the bobsleigh and luge competitions for the 1998 Winter Olympics, it is the only permanent bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track in Asia and the only one of its type in the world with two uphill sections

Spiral (film)
Spiral is a 2007 psychological thriller produced by Coattails Entertainment and Ariescope Pictures. The film stars Joel David Moore, Amber Tamblyn, Zachary Levi, and Tricia Helfer. Spiral was co-directed by Moore and Adam Green

Spiral (song)
"Spiral" was the Norwegian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1964, performed in Norwegian by Arne Bendiksen. This was the first occasion on which Norway had been represented by a male vocalist.

Spiral Staircase
Spiral Staircase #15 is a DVD released by D'espairsRay on March 18, 2008. It contains live footage of D'espairsRay performing on their tour of the same name.-Track listing:#DAMNED#Angeldust#MIЯROR#in vain#SIXty∞NINe#PIG#Lost Scene#Closer to Ideal

Spirals (album)
Spirals is the third album by Mathcore band Blood Has Been Shed. The album is known for its superior production than their debut I Dwell on Thoughts of You and their follow up effort Novella of Uriel, which have a more muddied sound. The album was released March 11, 2003, and is their third full-length album

A spire is a tapering conical or pyramidal structure on the top of a building, particularly a church tower. Etymologically, the word is derived from the Old English word spir, meaning a sprout, shoot, or stalk of grass.

Spire (Atlanta)
Spire is a 453ft tall skyscraper in Atlanta, Georgia. It was built from 2004 to 2005 and has 28 floors. It is tied with the Equitable Building as the 21st tallest building in the city, and has 392 units.-References:*

Spirillum in microbiology refers to a bacterium with a cell body that twists like a spiral. It is the third distinct bacterial cell shape type besides coccus and bacillus cells.-Taxonomic:

The English word spirit has many differing meanings and connotations, most of them relating to a non-corporeal substance contrasted with the material body.The spirit of a living thing usually refers to or explains its consciousness.The notions of a person's "spirit" and "soul" often also overlap, as both contrast with body and both are

Spirit (Bauhaus single)
"Spirit" is the seventh single released by British gothic rock band Bauhaus. It was released in 7" format on the Beggar's Banquet label as a regular release with the bands distinctive logo on both sides and as a picture disc in a clear vinyl pouch with white text printed on the reverse. It peaked at number 42 in the UK Singles Chart.

Spirit (Eluveitie album)
Spirit is the first full-length album by the Swiss folk metal band Eluveitie. It was released on June 1, 2006 by Fear Dark Records and re-released by Twilight Records in 2007.-Track listing:# "Spirit" – 2:32# "Uis Elveti" – 4:24

Spirit (John Denver album)
Spirit is the 11th album by John Denver, released in August 1976. After the full-blown success of Windsong and its accompanying hit singles, this album began a downward chart trend for the singer, although he continued to have hits on the adult contemporary charts

Spirit (Leona Lewis album)
Spirit is the debut album by British singer Leona Lewis, released by Syco Music in November 2007 in the United Kingdom and Ireland, followed by a worldwide release during early 2008

Spirit (Preston Reed album)
Spirit is an album by guitarist Preston Reed, released in 2007. It was the third release on Reed's own label.Spirit is a departure from Reed's usual percussive style and focuses more on the style of jazz ballads.-Track listing:

Spirit (Sean Maguire album)
Spirit was the second album by Sean Maguire, released in June 1996. Maguire spend most of 1995 and the beginning of 1996 recording the album while simultaneously juggling his acting career in Dangerfield.

Spirit (song)
"Spirit" is a 12-inch single, released in 1994 by the acid-house group Phuture, one of a series of releases that the group recorded for Strictly Rhythm Records.-Track listing:Side A# Spirit

Spirit (Willie Nelson album)
Spirit is an album by country music singer Willie Nelson. The album differs from Nelson's other albums because of the use of fewer instruments and has a more classical/Spanish influence than others