2(In science fiction) a weapon that fires needlelike projectiles.
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- He heard a woman's defiant shout, followed by the sound of a needler firing.
- The needlers have returned as well, and while they were significantly weaker in the first Halo, they've become much more effective and damaging in Halo 2.
- Dual needlers produce a cool effect but it's still no match for a well-thrown plasma grenade.