Definition of Needles

1. Noun. (plural of needle) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of needle) ¹

3. Adjective. (obsolete spelling of needless) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Needles

1. needle [v] - See also: needle

Medical Definition of Needles

1. Sharp instruments used for puncturing or suturing. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Needles

needlecrafts
needled
needlefish
needlefishes
needleful
needlelace
needleless
needlelike
needlenose
needlenose pliers
needlenosed pliers
needlepoint
needlepoints
needler
needlers
needles (current term)
needless
needless to say
needlessly
needlessness
needlessnesses
needlestick
needlestick-injury
needlestick injuries
needlestick injury
needlesticks
needlestone
needlestones
needlet
needlets

Literary usage of Needles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"needles from ale. remaining solid at 300° but ... 160-1 °, which with NHj yielded thioglycolic p-anisidide, RSH, needles, ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"That machine was for quilting by gangs of needles in ... The combination, with a series of vertically reciprocating needles mounted in a ..."

3. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1896)
"The first proposition condemns as imperfect all needles that require a ... The explanation is probably to be found in the unsatisfactory needles often ..."

4. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"Trans derivative, needles, m. 150-1°, obtained from the ß-Ъг deriv. ... in AcOH with 10-12% unwashed O, for 4 hrs., fine, silk-like needles, m. 193-4°. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1869)
"I then removed by means of the cutting pliers both ends of the needles, ... Before inserting the needles, I applied a solution of carbolic acid diluted to ..."

6. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"To put back work, the frame is pulled down to bring the points of the linkers below the level of the needles ; and in this ..."

7. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"The needles are now in a black, soft, dingy state; and in order to harden them ... Such of the needles as have become distorted are detected by rolling them ..."

8. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1883)
"(2) On Sympathetic needles. By JB PEARSON, DD I propose in this paper to give a historical sketch, as well as I can trace it out, of the notion prevailing ..."

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