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needle

noun /ˈniːdl/
a small, sharp piece of steel with a hole (called an eye) at one end for thread, used in sewing etc
aguja
a needle and thread a sewing needle.
any of various instruments of a long narrow pointed shape
aguja
a knitting needle a hypodermic needle.
(in a compass etc) a moving pointer
aguja
The needle is pointing North.
the thin, sharp-pointed leaf of a pine, fir etc
aguja
The Christmas tree tends to drop all its needles.
be on the needle to use hard drugs by injecting them.
pincharse
needlework noun work done with a needle ie sewing, embroidery etc.
labor de aguja, bordado
(Definition of needle from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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