\nˈiːdə͡l], \nˈiːdəl], \n_ˈiː_d_əl]\
Definitions of NEEDLE
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By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Princeton University
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. A slender, usually sharp-pointed, instrument used for puncturing the tissues, for guiding the thread or wire in suturing, or for passing a ligature around an artery. 2. To separate the tissues by means of one or two needles, in the dissection of small parts. 3. To perform discission of a cataract by means of a needle or very slender knife.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A steel instrument, used in many professions. In Surgery, a steel, gold, silver, or platina instrument, that may be round, flat, or triangular, straight, or curved, supported or not by a handle, but having always a point, by means of which it penetrates the textures; and often having, either near the point, or more commonly, near the other extremity, an aperture or eye for the reception of a thread or tape, which it introduces into the parts.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. [Anglo-Saxon] A small instrument of steel pointed at one end, and pierced in the order to receive the thread, used in sewing and embroidering;- a magnetized slender bar of steel, resting on a pivot, in a marinerâ€™s surveyorâ€™s, or other compass, so as to turn freely toward the magnetic poles of the earth;- a pointed crystal, a sharp pinnacle of rock, and the like.
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- See cut. series of stitches each separately tied. A s. formed by single stitches inserted separately, needle being usually passed through one lip from without inward, and the other within outward.