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needle British & World English

A very fine slender piece of polished metal with a point at one end and a hole or eye for thread at the other, used in sewing

needle English Thesaurus

the needle on the meter barely moved

needle-like British & World English

Long, slender, and pointed

needle man British & World English

A drug addict, especially a person addicted to injecting drugs

needle time British & World English

An agreed maximum allowance of time for broadcasting recorded music

Adam's needle British & World English

Another term for yucca.

needle valve British & World English

A valve closed by a thin tapering part

darning needle British & World English

A long sewing needle with a large eye, used in darning

knitting needle British & World English

A long, thin, pointed rod used as part of a pair for knitting by hand

magnetic needle British & World English

A piece of magnetized steel used as an indicator on the dial of a compass and in magnetic and electrical apparatus

shepherd's needle British & World English

A white-flowered Eurasian plant of the parsley family, with long needle-shaped fruit

devil's darning needle British & World English

Another term for darner.

fine needle aspiration British & World English

A procedure in which a thin needle is used to draw cells or fluid from a lump or mass under the skin

the eye of a needle British & World English

A tiny aperture through which it would seem impossible to pass (especially with reference to Matt. 19:24)

give someone the needle British & World English

Provoke or annoy someone

a needle in a haystack British & World English

Something that is almost impossible to find because it is hidden among so many other things

needleless British & World English

Functioning or carried out without the use of a hypodermic needle

touch needles British & World English

A set of needles of gold or silver alloy of known compositions, used in testing other alloys on a touchstone

the eye of a needle in needle British & World English

A tiny aperture through which it would seem impossible to pass (especially with reference to Matt. 19:24)

a needle in a haystack in needle British & World English

Something that is almost impossible to find because it is hidden among so many other things

needletail British & World English

An Asian spine-tailed swift, believed to be the world’s fastest flying bird

needle-tailed swift in needletail British & World English

An Asian spine-tailed swift, believed to be the world’s fastest flying bird


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