knitting needle

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knitting needle

n.
A long, thin, pointed rod used in pairs or sets to knit yarn into cloth.

knit′ting nee`dle


n.
1. either of two instruments used for hand knitting: a straight rod of steel, wood, plastic, etc., pointed at one or both ends, used in pairs, or a single curved, flexible rod with two pointed ends.
2. any of various needlelike devices used in machine knitting.
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Noun1.knitting needle - needle consisting of a slender rod with pointed endsknitting needle - needle consisting of a slender rod with pointed ends; usually used in pairs
needle - a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
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After helping during a road traffic incident - they were given and accepted a knitting book, set of knitting pins and needle protectors.