needle

  1. as of a conifer
  2. a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument
  3. a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
  4. a stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record

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Needle

• (n.) A slender rod or wire used in knitting; a knitting needle; also, a hooked instrument which carries the thread or twine, and by means of which knots or loops are formed in the process of netting, knitting, or crocheting. • (n.) See Magnetic needle, under Magnetic. • (v. i.) To form needles; to crystallize in the form of needles...
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needle

(from the article `climate`) ...an open lattice (network) with hexagonally symmetrical structure. According to a recent internationally accepted classification, there are seven ...
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needle

(ne´dәl) a sharp instrument used for suturing, for puncturing, or for the guiding of ligatures.
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needle

1. A small instrument of steel, sharply pointed at one end, with an eye to receive a thread, used in sewing. ... In some needles(as for sewing machines) the eye is at the pointed end, but in ordinary needles it is at the blunt end. ... 2. See Magnetic needle, under Magnetic. ... 3. A slender rod or wire used in knitting; a knitting needle; also, a ...
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needle

noun a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
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Needle

[module] Needle (I11) is a Dungeons & Dragons module. Author: Frank Mentzer (1987) ==Plot summary== In Needle, the player characters are dispatched to a far jungle to retrieve a magical obelisk. The characters return to their employers with the obelisk after a perilous journey, and find out that the obelisk is a portal to another world, whi...
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Needle

Nee'dle intransitive verb To form needles; to crystallize in the form of needles.
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Needle

Nee'dle noun [ Middle English nedle , Anglo-Saxon n...dl ; akin to Dutch neald , Old Saxon nādla , German nadel , Old High German nādal , nādala , Icelandic nāl , Swedish nål , Danish naal , an...
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Needle

Nee'dle transitive verb To form in the shape of a needle; as, to needle crystals.
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Needle

A horizontal timber placed through a wall as a support.
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Needle

A leaf which is at least 7 times as long as it is broad and less than 4mm across. e.g.Austrian Pine
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needle

A pointed spire of rock.
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needle

an implant in the form of a thin metallic cylinder
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needle

basic implement used in sewing or embroidering and, in variant forms, for knitting and crocheting. The sewing needle is small, slender, rodlike, ... [2 related articles]
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Needle

Needle is British slang for to make jibes at, irritate.
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needle

needle, implement of metal or other material used to carry the thread in sewing and in various forms of needlework and manufacturing. The earliest needles were merely awls or punches. Stone, bone, ivory, and thorns, with or without an eye, were used by primitive peoples. The midrib of the palm is us...
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Needle

Sewing machine needles come in a variety of sizes and types - ball point and sharps are the two major categories. Ball point is used for knits and regular sharp needles are used for nonstretch fabrics. There are also all purpose needles, but it is recommended that you use ball point or regular rather than all purpose. There are wing needles, wedge ...
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Needle

The needle is one of the oldest implements used by man. Some people still sew with awls of bone or of thorns or make needles of iron or steel, with a construction under the pin-like head around which the end of the thread is tied. The Chinese are believed to have been the first to use needles of steel, and the Moors are credited with bringing them ...
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needle

Type: Term Pronunciation: nē′dĕl Definitions: 1. A slender, solid, usually sharp-pointed instrument used for puncturing tissues, suturing, or passing a ligature around or through a vessel. 2. A hollow needle used for injection, aspiration, biopsy, or to guide introduction of a catheter into a vessel or other space. 3. To separate th...
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needle

[n] - a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument 2. [n] - a sharp pointed implement (usually steel) 3. [v] - prick with a needle
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