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English definition of “spoke”

spoke

noun [C]     /spəʊk/ US  /spoʊk/
any of the rods that join the edge of a wheel to its centre, so giving the wheel its strength: a bicycle spokePoles, rods, shafts and sticksBicycles
(Definition of spoke noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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