2. Verb. (present participle of needle) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Needling
1. the act of one who needles [n -S]
Medical Definition of Needling
1. Discission of a soft or secondary cataract. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Needling
Literary usage of Needling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Architects' and Builders' Pocket-book: A Handbook for Architects by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"Wall-needling and Underpinning have this pit approach to within a few feet of the footing course of the i in material which is liable to run it should not ..."
2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"SHORING, needling, AND UNDERPINNING. 141. When the foundations of a building, whether new work or an alteration, extend below the foundation walls of ..."
3. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"needling a Brick Wall needling a Brick Wall. Fig. 52 shows the elevation of a brick wall supported by NEEDLES. If the needles are carrying the entire weight ..."
4. Hygiene of the Eye by William Campbell Posey (1918)
"A second needling operation, as it is called, divides this membrane, ... Swollen opaque lens after needling. ing made into the globe through the cornea and ..."
5. Ten Years in Washington: Or, Inside Life and Scenes in Our National Capital by Mary Clemmer (1882)
"... Work—Snowy Aprons and Delicate Ribbons—needling the Sheet—A Blade that Does Not Fail— Sorting the Notes—The Manipulation of the Ladies—The Dollar " in ..."
6. Enteroclysis, Hypodermoclysis, and Infusion: A Manual for Physicians and by Robert Coleman Kemp (1900)
"needling the Femoral Artery. ... 2. A Vein in the Operation-wound is Employed for the Infusion. 3. needling a Superficial Vein with a ..."
7. "Bricklaying," by Owen Bernard Maginnis (1900)
"CHAPTER I. SHORING AND needling. IN town and city work, as well as very often in the country, the builder finds it necessary to "shore" or " needle" up the ..."