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  Words related to needle

Related / Similar Words: phonograph needle, acerate leaf, goad

 

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

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    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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