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What Is The Definition Of Spike?

What Is A Spike In Volleyball?

1. This is a form of attack in volleyball when the ball is hit with force with the intention of it hitting the opponent’s side of the court without the chance of it being defended.

What Is A Spike In Football?

1. This occurs in football when the quarterback throws the ball to the ground immediately after he snaps it from under center in order to stop the clock. When the ball is spiked, the offensive team loses a down.

Examples Of How Spike Is Used In Commentary

1. With that spike, the outside hitter now has 12 kills on the night.

2. The quarterback rushes everyone back to the line of scrimmage, gets a play off and spikes the ball to stop the clock with 12 seconds remaining in the game.

Sports The Term Is Used

1. Volleyball
2. Football


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