needle-shaped needle-shaped

Definition(s):

  • (adj) narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The prevailing theory backed a needle-shaped cone that would offer minimum aerodynamic drag.
  2. The result was a yellow oil containing some needle-shaped crystals.
  3. When the drug is in the form of needle-shaped crystals, for example, the crystals after injection into a vein go straight to the lungs.

News

  • Parsley, sage, rosemary ... and time passes by

    “Rosemary, for remembrance,” I muttered to myself as I continued pulling the herb’s needle-shaped leaves off the dried stems. With the nights getting cooler, I’d finally gotten around to picking some garden herbs and putting them in the dehydrator.
    on October 20, 2013     Source: Port Clinton News Herald

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