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thimblenoun [C]

uk   /ˈθɪm.bəl/ us   /ˈθɪm.bəl/
a small cover, usually made of metal or plastic, worn to protect the finger that pushes the needle when sewing
(Definition of thimble from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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thimblenoun [C]

us   /ˈθɪm·bəl/
a small, hard cover, shaped like a cup, that fits over the end of a finger to help you push a needle through material when sewing
(Definition of thimble from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thimble”
in Vietnamese cái đê dùng để bảo vệ ngón tay khi may vá…
in Spanish dedal…
in Malaysian jidal…
in Thai ปลอกนิ้ว…
in French dé (à coudre)…
in German der Fingerhut…
in Chinese (Traditional) (縫紉用的)頂針,針箍…
in Russian наперсток…
in Turkish yüksük…
in Chinese (Simplified) (缝纫用的)顶针,针箍…
in Indonesian bidal…
in Polish naparstek…
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