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  Definition of needle
  1. a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
  2. a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument
  3. a stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record
  4. as of a conifer
  5. goad or provoke,as by constant criticism; "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"
  6. prick with a needle
Similar Words: phonograph needle, acerate leaf, goad

 

Hyponyms: crochet needle, crochet hook, hypodermic needle, knitting needle, packing needle, sewing needle

 

Derivational Morphology: goad, goading, prod, prodding, urging, spur, spurring

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: gjilpërë and halë   Armenian: ասեղ  
Chinese:   Croatian: igla and iglica  
Dutch: naald   Finnish: neula and neulanen  
French: aiguille   German: Nadel  
Hungarian:   Icelandic: nál  
Italian: ago and lancetta and puntina   Japanese:  
Korean: 바늘   Norwegian: nål  
Polish: igła and wskazówka   Portuguese: agulha  
Russian: игла and стрелка   Slovak: ihla  
Slovene: igla and iglica   Spanish: aguja  
Swedish: nål  
 
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