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pricker

[′prik·ər]
(botany)
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It is possible to notice a difference in the machines' behavior; both machines appear to be equally affected by the problems of transmission and Pricker, but the machine B is more affected by problems with the Pricker.
They don't like going to the pricker bushes to find their discs."
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Bikram uses a finger pricker to pierce the skin on the ring finger of my left hand.
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Jessie: There's a little pricker inside, and you have to push the end, and there's a little button, and you have to twist it, and then you have to press it and it makes a hole in you, and then you have to squeeze out blood, and then put it on the special tab, and put it into the machine, and then you have to see how high or low you are so you can have some treats or not.