needlelike needlelike  /ˈnidəlL ˌaɪk/


  • (adj) ending in a sharp point



  • Researchers have had success inserting the device directly into the tumor with a needlelike probe.


  • The Dark Wall: Legendary tornado chaser Tim Samaras' last ride

    Before it came for him, Dan Robinson watched the thing grow. It began as a bolus that descended out of the storm, projecting needlelike vortices that lanced the wheat fields. Columnar towers 100 yards wide gathered and darkened against the pale light, unspooling into wispy coronas that moved acro...
    on September 4, 2013     Source: Riverfront Times

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