Icicle vs. Spear

Icicle vs. Spear — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Icicle and Spear

Iciclenoun

A tapering spike of ice formed by the freezing of dripping or falling water.

Spearnoun

A weapon consisting of a long shaft with a sharply pointed end.

Iciclenoun

(Informal) An aloof or emotionally unresponsive person.

Spearnoun

A shaft with a sharp point and barbs for spearing fish.

Iciclenoun

A drooping, tapering shape of ice.

Spearnoun

A soldier armed with a spear.

Iciclenoun

a pendent spear of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water

Spearnoun

A slender stalk, as of asparagus.

Spearverb

To pierce with a spear or other sharp object.

Spearverb

To catch with a thrust of the arm

spear a grounder.

Spearverb

(Football) To block (an opponent) by ramming with the helmet, in violation of the rules.

Spearverb

(Sports) To jab (an opponent) with the blade of a hockey stick, in violation of the rules.

Spearverb

To stab at something with a spear or other sharp object.

Spearverb

To sprout like a spear.

Spearnoun

A long stick with a sharp tip used as a weapon for throwing or thrusting, or anything used to make a thrusting motion.

Spearnoun

A soldier armed with such a weapon; a spearman.

Spearnoun

A lance with barbed prongs, used by fishermen to retrieve fish.

Spearnoun

(ice hockey) An illegal maneuver using the end of a hockey stick to strike into another hockey player.

Spearnoun

(wrestling) In professional wrestling, a running tackle in which the wrestler's shoulder is driven into the opponent's midsection.

Spearnoun

A shoot, as of grass; a spire.

Spearnoun

The feather of a horse.

Spearnoun

The rod to which the bucket, or plunger, of a pump is attached; a pump rod.

Spearnoun

A long, thin strip from a vegetable.

asparagus and broccoli spears

Spearverb

To penetrate or strike with, or as if with, any long narrow object. To make a thrusting motion that catches an object on the tip of a long device.

Spearverb

(intransitive) To shoot into a long stem, as some plants do.

Spearadjective

Male

a spear counterpart

Spearadjective

Pertaining to male family members

the spear side of the family

Spearnoun

a long pointed rod used as a weapon

Spearnoun

an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

Spearverb

pierce with a spear;

spear fish

Spearverb

thrust up like a spear;

The branch speared up into the air