1: a massive wall used to hold back water, such as those used in Holland to reclaim farmland.
2: an igneous intrusion cutting through layers of older rocks.
3: alternate spelling of 'dyke', referring to a woman whose sexual preference is exclusively other women. See also 'lesbian'.
'I learned about the dikes they use in the Netherlands to keep the ocean from making a seafloor out of their farmlands.'
by wikkid May 08, 2003
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In electronics, short for diagonal cutters. Used, though, for any small wire-cutting and metal snipping tool. Also, used as a transitive verb for removing something by cutting it out. May also be spelled dyke.
Hand me the dikes, I need to dike out this pot.
by T-S December 16, 2006
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Misspelling of the word dyke. A woman who's sexual orientation is focused on the same gender.
"No I won't go out with you, I'm a dike!"
"Mrs. Jennings is such a dike!"
by sushiman09 September 07, 2005
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A wire cutting tool used to snip or cut phone line or 50ohm cable wires from the cable company. The tool has two very strong tempered edged blades and comes in small and large sizes. The blades are not razor sharp just very stout and heavy.
Hey man could you hand me those pair of dikes?

I am going to dike off service from the house.

I need to dike these wires off over here.
by Wajit April 15, 2009
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actually the dictionary says it can be spelled with either an "i" or a "y", especially when dealing with slang, people can spell a word with a made up meaning however they want.
"this dike puts up a good fight"
by elmzo August 20, 2006
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Dike is the Greek goddess of moral justice.
Dike is the Greek goddess of moral justice. No real example.
by The Captain January 11, 2005
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