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English definition of “needle”

needle

noun [C] (SEWING TOOL)    /ˈniː.dl̩/
B2 a thin metal pin, used in sewing, that is pointed at one end and has a hole called an eye at the other end for thread: a needle and thread Here, your eyes are better than mine - could you thread (= put thread through) this needle for me? → See also needleworkKnitting and sewingPins, clips, hooks and pegs a long, thin metal stick used with another of the same type to knit: a knitting needleKnitting and sewing
(Definition of needle noun (SEWING TOOL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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