Nee´dle   Pronunciation: nē´d'l
n.1.A small instrument of steel, sharply pointed at one end, with an eye to receive a thread, - used in sewing.
2.See Magnetic needle, under Magnetic.
3.A slender rod or wire used in knitting; a knitting needle; also, a hooked instrument which carries the thread or twine, and by means of which knots or loops are formed in the process of netting, knitting, or crocheting.
4.(Bot.) One of the needle-shaped secondary leaves of pine trees. See Pinus.
5.Any slender, pointed object, like a needle, as a pointed crystal, a sharp pinnacle of rock, an obelisk, etc.
6.A hypodermic needle; a syringe fitted with a hypodermic needle, used for injecting fluids into the body.
7.An injection of medicine from a hypodermic needle; a shot.
Dipping needle
See under Dipping.
Needle bar
the reciprocating bar to which the needle of a sewing machine is attached.
Needle beam
(Arch.) in shoring, the horizontal cross timber which goes through the wall or a pier, and upon which the weight of the wall rests, when a building is shored up to allow of alterations in the lower part.
Needle furze
(Bot.) a prickly leguminous plant of Western Europe; the petty whin (Genista Anglica).
Needle gun
a firearm loaded at the breech with a cartridge carrying its own fulminate, which is exploded by driving a slender needle, or pin, into it.
Needle loom
(Weaving) a loom in which the weft thread is carried through the shed by a long eye-pointed needle instead of by a shuttle.
Needle ore
(Min.) acicular bismuth; a sulphide of bismuth, lead, and copper occuring in acicular crystals; - called also aikinite.
Needle shell
(Zool.) a sea urchin.
Needle spar
(Min.) aragonite.
Needle telegraph
a telegraph in which the signals are given by the deflections of a magnetic needle to the right or to the left of a certain position.
Sea needle
(Zool.) the garfish.
v. t.1.To form in the shape of a needle; as, to needle crystals.
2.To tease (a person), especially repeatedly.
3.To prod or goad (someone) into action by teasing or daring.
v. i.1.To form needles; to crystallize in the form of needles.
Noun1.needle - as of a conifer
Synonyms: acerate leaf
2.needle - a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument
3.needle - a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
4.needle - a stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record
Verb1.needle - goad or provoke,as by constant criticism; "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"
Synonyms: goad
2.needle - prick with a needle
To use a needle in your dream, indicates that you need to mend some relationship or situation. It may also indicate your creativity. To look for a needle in your dream, symbolizes useless worries over small, trivial matters. To dream that you are threading a needle, signifies that you will be burdened with the care of others. You have unfinished issues in your waking life that you need to tend to and perhaps even repair.Gramophone, Gyrosin compass, PA, PA system, RDF, Victrola, aculeus, acumination, aggravate, annoy, arrow, audio sound system, audiophile, auger, bait, banter, be at, bedevil, beset, between, binaural system, bit, bitch box, bite, blade, blaze, blunt, bore, borer, bother, bract, bracteole, bractlet, bramble, brier, bristle, broach, brown off, bug, bullhorn, bullyrag, burin, burn up, burr, cactus, cartridge, catchweed, ceramic pickup, chaff, changer, chivy, cleavers, compass, compass needle, cotyledon, countersink, crystal pickup, cusp, derived four-channel system, devil, die, direction, direction finder, direction post, discompose, discrete four-channel system, distemper, disturb, dog, drill, dun, empierce, engraving tool, etching ball, etching ground, etching needle, etching point, exasperate, exercise, fash, finger post, fist, fix, flag, flog, floral leaf, foliole, four-channel stereo system, frond, get, glume, gnaw, goose grass, gore, gouge, gouge out, graver, gripe, guide, guideboard, guidepost, gyrocompass, gyroscopic compass, gyrostatic compass, hand, harass, harry, haze, heckle, hector, hi-fi, hi-fi fan, high-fidelity, hole, honeycomb, hound, hour hand, impale, index, index finger, inertial navigation system, intaglio, intercom, intercommunication system, involucre, involucrum, irk, jape, jest, jive, joke, jolly, josh, jukebox, kid, knitting wire, lamina, lance, lash, lead, leaf, leaflet, lemma, ligule, long-eyed sharp, loran, lubber line, magnetic compass, magnetic needle, magnetic pickup, miff, milepost, minute hand, molest, monaural system, mono, mucro, neb, nettle, nib, nickelodeon, nudge, nudzh, peeve, penetrate, perforate, persecute, pester, petal, phonograph, photoelectric pickup, pick on, pickup, pierce, pile, pine needle, pink, pique, plague, pluck the beard, point, pointer, poke, pother, prick, prickle, provoke, public-address system, punch, puncture, put on, quadraphonic sound system, quill, radio compass, radio direction finder, radio-phonograph combination, rag, rally, razz, ream, ream out, record changer, record player, rib, riddle, ride, rile, roast, rocker, roil, ruffle, run through, scorper, seal, seed leaf, sepal, sew, sew up, sharp, shoran, signboard, signpost, skewer, sound reproduction system, sound truck, spathe, spear, spicule, spiculum, spike, spikelet, spine, spire, spit, spur, squawk box, stab, stamp, stereo, stick, sticker, sting, stipula, stipule, stitch, straw, style, stylus, system, tailor, tap, tape deck, tape recorder, thistle, thorn, tip, tone arm, torment, transcription turntable, transfix, transpierce, trepan, trephine, try the patience, turntable, tweak the nose, twit, vex, whip, worry, yucca
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Needle bar
Needle beam
needle bearing
needle biopsy
needle blight
needle bush
needle cast
needle furze
Needle gun
Needle loom
Needle ore
needle palm
needle rush
Needle shell
Needle spar
needle spike rush
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