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needleless

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Pronunciation: /ˈniːd(ə)lləs
 
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Definition of needleless in English:

adjective

1Functioning or carried out without the use of a hypodermic needle: a needleless syringe needleless acupuncture
More example sentences
  • Amgen provides a videotape and a needleless practice syringe that patients can use to walk through the steps as often as they like before giving their first self-injection.
  • Needleless access components, also from Industrie Borla SpA, can be used as replacements for needle access ports for drug delivery or intravenous administration applications.
  • Needleless systems are defined as a device that does not use needles for the collection of body fluids or withdrawal of body fluids after initial venous or arterial access is established.
2(Of a fir or pine tree) having lost its leaves: a spindly, mostly needleless tree
More example sentences
  • Many of the lodgepole pine trees had been dead for in excess of five years; were needleless; de-barked; shiny and smooth.
  • Are needleless branches on Lipo pines ever going to grow back?
  • Brown, needleless conifers seem to be everywhere you turn.

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