sewing needle

Definitions of sewing needle
  1. noun
    a needle used in sewing to pull thread through cloth
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    darning needle, embroidery needle
    a long needle with an eye large enough for heavy darning or embroidery thread
    a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point
    upholstery needle
    any of several very heavy and sometimes curved sewing needles used by upholsterers
    type of:
    a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
  2. noun
    slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
    synonyms: darning needle, devil's darning needle, dragonfly, mosquito hawk, skeeter hawk, snake doctor, snake feeder
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    type of:
    large primitive predatory aquatic insect having two pairs of membranous wings
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