Needle bar

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Needle bar the reciprocating bar to which the needle of a sewing machine is attached.
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Usage

In literature:

The cable was about as thick as packthread, and the bars of the length and size of a knitting-needle.
"The Blue Fairy Book" by Various
The cable was about as thick as packthread and the bars of the length and size of a knitting-needle.
"Gulliver's Travels" by Jonathan Swift
Unfortunately, I broke my last needle on the last bar, and I had to wait three months before I could get another needle.
"The Jacket (The Star-Rover)" by Jack London
To make this instrument it was necessary to magnetize a small bar or needle by passing a natural magnet over it.
"Side-lights on Astronomy and Kindred Fields of Popular Science" by Simon Newcomb
Picots are also sometimes made with the needle and cotton in working over these bars.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
The well known tapering needle bars of former years have been superseded by cylindrical needle bars.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 598, June 18, 1887" by Various
The cable was about as thick as pack-thread, and the bars of the length and size of a knitting-needle.
"The Children's Hour, v 5. Stories From Seven Old Favorites" by Eva March Tappan
Placing a small magnetic needle near a bar magnet, it takes a determinate position.
"Six Lectures on Light" by John Tyndall
But, to his dismay, the young man shortly came to a deep gulf, that barred his way as completely as had the River of Needles.
"The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People" by L. Frank Baum
The cable was about as thick as packthread, and the bars of the length and size of a knitting needle.
"Gulliver's Travels" by Jonathan Swift
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In news:

Needle Found in Halloween Candy Bar .
Are searching for the person responsible for placing a needle in a candy bar , handed out Wednesday night for Trick or Treat.
The mother of the boy given the tainted candy said they inspected the candy felt something sharp, broke the candy bar in half and discovered the needle.
Police are searching for the person responsible for placing a needle in a candy bar , handed out Wednesday night for Trick or Treat.
As noted earlier, there are productivity gains if a portion of the seamless market can be converted to double-needle-bar warp knitting when the loop production rate is higher for a warp-knitting approach than for a weft-knitting approach.
Angel Anthony Cintron, 39, boasted from behind bars Tuesday that his rash of chilling robberies using a hypodermic needle made him the talk of the town, said men holed up with the syringe-wielding suspect.
Needle Found in Halloween Candy Bar.
Are searching for the person responsible for placing a needle in a candy bar, handed out Wednesday night for Trick or Treat.
The mother of the boy given the tainted candy said they inspected the candy felt something sharp, broke the candy bar in half and discovered the needle .
Police are searching for the person responsible for placing a needle in a candy bar, handed out Wednesday night for Trick or Treat.
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In science:

They do not start to move until there is a pressure differential of about 0.5 bar). A touch sensor makes electrical contact with the brass shim stock before it meets the needle, alerting the operator that seal rupture is imminent.
Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atomic Hydrogen
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