1. A kick; a blow with the foot. "What defence can properly be used in such a despicable encounter as this but either the slap or the spurn?" (Milton)

2. Disdainful rejection; contemptuous tratment. "The insolence of office and the spurns That patient merit of the unworthy takes." (Shak)

3. <chemical>

A body of coal left to sustain an overhanding mass.

(01 Mar 1998)

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