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Needle (IPA: /ˈnidəɫ/)


Needle (n.)

A small instrument of steel, sharply pointed at one end, with an eye to receive a thread, -- used in sewing.

Needle (n.)

See Magnetic needle, under Magnetic.

Needle (n.)

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.

Needle (n.)

One of the needle-shaped secondary leaves of pine trees. See Pinus.

Needle (n.)

Any slender, pointed object, like a needle, as a pointed crystal, a sharp pinnacle of rock, an obelisk, etc.

Needle (v. t.)

To form in the shape of a needle; as, to needle crystals.

Needle (v. i.)

To form needles; to crystallize in the form of needles.

Needle

Needle-like leaf of some conifers

Needle

1988 Soviet film directed by Rashid Nugmanov

Needle

Comic book character

Needle

Dungeons & Dragons module

Needle

2010 Australian film directed by John V. Soto

Needle Synonyms

Acerate Leaf

Needle Synonyms

Phonograph Needle

Needle Synonyms

Goad

Needle (Last Name / Surname)

Needle is the #30,889 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 753 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Needle in Spanish is Aguja

Tagalog Translation

Needle in Tagalog is Aguha

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All you kiddies remember to lay off the needle drugs. The only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon." - Drugs

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As well look for a needle in a bottle of hay." - Miguel de Cervantes

Example Sentence (Quote)

"He who must search a haystack for a needle is likely to end up with the attitude that the needle is not worth the search." - Robert H. Jackson

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Tai chi chuan is the art of softness containing hardness, of a needle concealed in cotton." - Tai chi chuan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread." - Work


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