needle fly

needle fly

n
(Animals) a small stonefly of the genus Leuctra, whose rolled-up wings at rest give it a slender pointed appearance
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Slam the accelerator down when you reach open road and watch the needle fly through the figures, the legal limit coming up in under five seconds and 124mph is eclipsed in just 20 seconds.