a very fine slender piece of polished metal with a point at one end and a hole or eye for thread at the other, used in sewing
a darning needle
the pointed hollow end of a hypodermic syringe.
a thin pointer on a dial, compass, or other instrument
the meter needle barely moved
a stylus used to play records
she wound the gramophone and lowered the needle on to the record
the sharp, stiff, slender leaf of a fir or pine tree.
a pointed rock or peak
just left of the needle is a steep wall for those who like bold climbing
hostility or antagonism provoked by rivalry
there is already a little bit of needle between the sides
a beam used as a temporary support during underpinning.
prick or pierce with or as if with a needle
dust needled his eyes
provoke or annoy (someone) by continual criticism or questioning
I just said that to Charlie to needle him