There are 2 definitions of spoke in English:

spoke1

Syllabification: spoke
Pronunciation: /spōk
 
/

noun

  • 1Each of the bars or wire rods connecting the center of a wheel to its outer edge.
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    • A large, open circle at the front connects with an outside wheel by means of spokes, some straight and some angled, which have been painted yellow, orange, green or black.
    • China may only have blunt weapons with which to handle overheating - the economic equivalent of pushing a walking stick into the spokes of a bicycle's front wheel.
    • It was in this act of destruction, where the spokes of the bicycle splintered off, that I came to know the material.
  • 1.1Each of a set of radial handles projecting from a ship’s wheel.
  • 1.2Each of the metal rods in an umbrella to which the material is attached.
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    • The umbrella, with its protective cloth stripped off and the spokes spread uselessly in the air, is thus a poignant and recurrent emblem of the dangers that lie in the rift between words and objects.

Derivatives

spoked

adjective
[in combination]: a wire-spoked wheel

Origin

Old English spāca; related to Dutch speek, German Speiche, from the base of spike1.

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There are 2 definitions of spoke in English:

spoke2

Syllabification: spoke
Pronunciation: /
 
spōk/

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