Definitions of spire

The word spire uses 5 letters:eiprs.

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v. i. - To breathe. 2

n. - A slender stalk or blade in vegetation; as, a spire grass or of wheat. 2

n. - A tapering body that shoots up or out to a point in a conical or pyramidal form. Specifically (Arch.), the roof of a tower when of a pyramidal form and high in proportion to its width; also, the pyramidal or aspiring termination of a tower which can not be said to have a roof, such as that of Strasburg cathedral; the tapering part of a steeple, or the steeple itself. 2

n. - A tube or fuse for communicating fire to the chargen in blasting. 2

n. - The top, or uppermost point, of anything; the summit. 2

v. i. - To shoot forth, or up in, or as if in, a spire. 2

n. - A spiral; a curl; a whorl; a twist. 2

n. - The part of a spiral generated in one revolution of the straight line about the pole. See Spiral, n. 2