needle translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "needle" - English-Spanish dictionary

needle

noun   /ˈniː·dl/
a thin, pointed metal object with a small hole at one end for thread, used in sewing aguja a needle and thread
the thin metal part of a piece of medical equipment used to take blood out of the body, or to put drugs in aguja
a thin, hard, pointed leaf of a pine tree acícula pine needles527
(Definition of needle from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “needle” in Spanish

A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

galaxy

one of the independent groups of stars in the universe

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More