Definition of 'needle'
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How to draw the solution into the syringe with the long needle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just when you thought it was safe to put the vacuum away, you spy yet another pine needle lurking between the floorboards. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A wind springs up, a strong gust that carries the pungent scent of pine needles. Smithsonian Mag (2017)A little wool, a couple of knitting needles and a bit of time and lives can be changed. The Sun (2016)Their plight - and many more like them - has inspired you to pick up your knitting needles in droves. The Sun (2016)Whether you are planting in a container or in the ground, don't forget a good acidic mulch of pine needles or wood chip. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The rain came thick like freezing steel needles. Travels with Rosinante (1990)It is much easier to sew a needle with two eyes on the job rather than one! Times, Sunday Times (2013)Which way would the needle point in your life? Times, Sunday Times (2007)She made a bed on pine needles and branches. The Sun (2016)The printing head consists of a set of needles mounted one above the other in a line. Computers Basic Facts (1983)The next part is the actual injection of stem cells using an extremely thin needle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has constant pins and needles over his upper body and waning strength. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can now put those knitting needles down as we have drawn the campaign to a close. The Sun (2015)Bring your needle through the fabric from the back to the front. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The doc used needles to drain the blood off. The Sun (2013)Then a needle no bigger than a sewing needle was put into my muscles and the signal the nerve made was recorded. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She used to supplement his income by sewing, but could no longer afford needles and thread. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Because they are quite heavy, metal needles are rarely available in larger sizes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He may be 81 but he is as sharp as a needle. The Sun (2013)The result is pain in the back and legs - sometimes with pins and needles - especially when walking. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'needle'
British English: needle /ˈniːdl/ NOUN
A needle is a small very thin piece of metal with a hole at one end and a sharp point at the other, which is used for sewing.
...a needle and thread.
- American English: needle
- Arabic: إِبرَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: agulha
- Chinese: 针
- Croatian: igla
- Czech: jehla
- Danish: nål
- Dutch: naald
- European Spanish: aguja púa
- Finnish: neula
- French: aiguille
- German: Nadel
- Greek: βελόνα
- Italian: ago
- Japanese: 縫い針
- Korean: 바늘
- Norwegian: nål
- Polish: igła
- European Portuguese: agulha
- Romanian: ac
- Russian: игла
- Spanish: aguja
- Swedish: nål
- Thai: เข็ม
- Turkish: iğne
- Ukrainian: голка
- Vietnamese: kim
Definition of needle from the Collins English Dictionary
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