HyperDic: needle

English > 6 senses of the word needle:
NOUNplantneedle, acerate leafthe leaf of a conifer
artifactneedlea slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument
artifactneedlea sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
artifactneedle, phonograph needlea stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record
VERBcommunicationneedle, goadgoad or provoke,as by constant criticism
contactneedleprick with a needle
needle > pronunciation
Soundsniy'dahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > needle: 6 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe leaf of a conifer.
Synonymacerate leaf
Broadersimple leafA leaf that is not divided into parts
Spanishacícula, aguja, hoja aciculada, hoja acicular
Catalanacícula
English > needle: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument.
BroaderpointerAn indicator as on a dial
Spanishaguja
Catalanagulla
English > needle: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA sharp pointed implement (usually steel).
PartseyeA small hole or loop (as in a needle)
pointsharp end
Narrowercrochet needle, crochet hookA needle with a hook on the end
dry pointA steel needle for engraving without acid on a bare copper plate
hypodermic needleA hollow needle
knitting needleneedle consisting of a slender rod with pointed ends
packing needleA large needle used to sew up canvas packages
sewing needleA needle used in sewing to pull thread through cloth
Broaderimplementinstrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
Spanishaguja
Catalanagulla
Verbsneedleprick with a needle
English > needle: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record.
Synonymphonograph needle
BroaderstylusA sharp pointed device attached to the cartridge of a record player
Catalanagulla
English > needle: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaninggoad or provoke,as by constant criticism.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"
Synonymgoad
Broaderharass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
Spanishaguijonear, fastidiar, pinchar, provocar
Catalanempipar, fastiguejar, fotre
English > needle: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningprick with a needle.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorysewing, stitcheryNeedlework on which you are working with needle and thread
Broaderprickle, prickmake a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn
Spanishpinchar
Nounsneedlea sharp pointed implement (usually steel)

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