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needle

noun [C] (MUSIC)    /ˈniː.dl̩/
the part of a record player that touches the record as it turns round, usually made of a very hard material, such as a diamond: It sounds like the needle on your record player needs to be replaced.Audio and video equipment
(Definition of needle noun (MUSIC) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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