A slender piece of jewel or steel used to transmit vibrations from the grooves of a phonograph record.
A slender pointer or indicator on a dial, scale, or similar part of a mechanical device.
A magnetic needle.
A hypodermic needle.
Informal A hypodermic injection; a shot.
Chiefly Upper Northern U.S. See dragonfly. See Regional Note at dragonfly.
A narrow stiff leaf, as those of conifers.
A fine, sharp projection, as a spine of a sea urchin or a crystal.
A sharp-pointed instrument used in engraving.
Informal A goading, provoking, or teasing remark or act.
To prick, pierce, or stitch with a small, slender, sharp-pointed implement.
Informal To goad, provoke, or tease.
Slang To increase the alcoholic content of (a beverage).
To sew or do similar work with a small, slender, sharp-pointed implement.