By making sure that Needles only get used once, his invention is saving millions of lives across the developing world.
Jose numbed her skin with cream and anesthesia before injecting eight “huge” Needles into her rear.
Clueless grandparents ask about having more kids, unsympathetic to the rigors of hormones and Needles and towering doctor fees.
The lower half of my face is covered in tiny pin pricks—the Needles went in a total of 700 times on each side of my face.
Needles to say, no other high-income country behaves like this with deadly weapons.
Then the sail did not sit to my liking, so down it came, and having my palm and Needles I soon altered it.
As for him, he was fairly on pins and Needles to know what it was the janitress wanted.
The Indians, being rewarded with presents of Needles and beads, also returned, all but the king.
All he gave Bill was some canvas, a pocket-knife, and some Needles and thread.
The summits of the Andes terminate in slender sharp points like Needles.
Old English nædl, from Proto-Germanic *næthlo (cf. Old Saxon nathla, Old Norse nal, Old Frisian nedle, Old High German nadala, German Nadel, Gothic neþla "needle"), literally "a tool for sewing," from PIE *net-la-, from root *(s)ne- "to sew, to spin" (cf. Sanskrit snayati "wraps up," Greek nein "to spin," Latin nere "to spin," German nähen "to sew," Old Church Slavonic niti "thread," Old Irish snathat "needle," Welsh nyddu "to sew," nodwydd "needle") + instrumental suffix *-tla.
To seke out one lyne in all hys bookes wer to go looke a nedle in a meadow. [Thomas More, c.1530]Meaning "piece of magnetized steel in a compass" is from late 14c. (on a dial or indicator from 1928); the surgical instrument so called from 1727; phonographic sense from 1902; sense of "leaf of a fir or pine tree" first attested 1797. Needledom "the world of sewing" is from 1847. Needle's eye, figurative of a minute opening, often is a reference to Matt. xix:24.
1715, "to sew or pierce with a needle," from needle (n.). Meaning "goad, provoke" (1881) probably is from earlier meaning "haggle in making a bargain" (1812). Related: Needled; needling.
needle nee·dle (nēd'l)
A slender, usually sharp-pointed instrument used for puncturing tissues, suturing, or passing a ligature around an artery.
A hollow, slender, sharp-pointed instrument used for injection or aspiration.
used only in the proverb, "to pass through a needle's eye" (Matt. 19:24; Mark 10:25; Luke 18:25). Some interpret the expression as referring to the side gate, close to the principal gate, usually called the "eye of a needle" in the East; but it is rather to be taken literally. The Hebrew females were skilled in the use of the needle (Ex. 28:39; 26:36; Judg. 5:30).