aguja
feminine noun
1. needle (de coser, jeringuilla); knitting needle (de hacer punto); stylus, needle (de tocadiscos)
  • es como buscar una aguja en un pajar -> it's like looking for a needle in a haystack
  • aguja de ganchillo -> crochet hook
  • aguja hipodérmica -> hypodermic needle
  • aguja de punto -> knitting needle
2. hand (de reloj); pointer (de brújula); spire (de iglesia)
3. needle (de conífera)
  • aguja de pino -> pine needle
4. point (fail)
also:
  • agujas -> ribs (de res)

aguja [ah-goo’-hah]
noun
1. Needle (de coser). (f)
2. Spire (obelisco), steeple. (f)
3. Needle-fish, horn-fish. (f)
4. Needleshell. (f)
5. Hand (reloj). (f)
6. Switch-rail (r. w.). (f)
7. Spindle. (f)
8. Pin (in typography and in artillery); a brad. (f)
9. Graft. (f)
  • Aguja de marear -> (Naut.) A mariner’s compass
  • Aguja de cámara -> (Naut.) a hanging compass
  • Aguja capotera -> (Naut.) sailing needle
  • Aguja de relinga -> (Naut.) boltrope-needle
  • Aguja de hacer media -> knitting-needle
  • Aguja de pastor -> (Bot.) shepherd’s needle
  • Aguja de mechar -> skewer
  • Aguja imantada -> magnetic needle
  • Aguja de gancho -> crochet hook
noun, plural
10. Ribs of the fore quarter of an animal.
11. Distemper of horses, affecting the legs, neck, and throat.

aguja
1 (Cos) (Med) needle; [de sombrero] hatpin
darle a la aguja to shoot up (muy_familiar)
buscar una aguja en un pajar to look for a needle in a haystack
aguja capotera darning needle
aguja de arria (Latinoamérica) pack needle
aguja de hacer punto knitting needle
aguja de marear compass; compass needle
conocer la aguja de marear to know one's way around
aguja de media aguja de tejer (Latinoamérica) knitting needle
aguja de zurcir darning needle
aguja hipodérmica hypodermic needle
aguja imantada aguja magnética compass; compass needle
2 (indicador) [de reloj] hand; (Técnica) pointer; hand; (Mil) firing pin; [de tocadiscos] stylus; needle
tumbar la aguja (Automóviles) to step on the gas (familiar); go full out
3 (Latinoamérica) (Agr) (estaca) fence post
4
aguja de pino (Botánica) pine needle
5 (chapitel) spire; steeple
6 agujas (Culin) (costillas) shoulder
singular
; (s)
rib
singular
; (s)
7 agujas (Ferro) points; switch
singular
; (s) (EEUU)
8 (pez) garfish
9 (Centroamérica) (México) (carne) beef

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