Examples of spiny in a Sentence
this promises to be a spiny problem to negotiate
Recent Examples of spiny from the Web
Spiny dogfish care caught from Maine to North Carolina on the East Coast, and the catch grew from less than 4 million pounds in 2005 to nearly 19 million pounds in 2015.
The plant is usually biennial, the first year growing a thick rosette of spiny leaves, the second year sending a flower stalk 2 to 6 feet into the air.
From her sprays of brass armature that resemble giant molecular models and strands of DNA, to a series of spiky, spiny candelabras that look like tree fungus (and would make great centerpieces at a goth wedding).
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First Known Use of spiny
SPINY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spiny for English Language Learners
: having or covered with many sharp, pointed parts
SPINY Defined for Kids
Definition of spiny for Students
: covered with spines
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