battery /ˈbætri/ (n) a device that is placed inside a car engine, clock, radio, etc. and that produces the electricity that makes it work Example: Please charge the battery; it is very low now.
bin bag /bɪn baɡ/ (n) a large plastic bag for putting rubbish in Example: Five minutes later he left carrying a plastic bin bag.
candle /ˈkand(ə)l/ (n) a round stick of wax with a piece of string (called a wick ) through the middle that is lit to give light as it burns Example: They light candles and kneel down to pray before the image.
fuse /fjuːz/ (n) a small wire or device inside a piece of electrical equipment that breaks and stops the current if the flow of electricity is too strong Example: Electrical systems using fuses may work just fine.
household item /ˈhaʊshəʊld ˈʌɪtəm/ (n) Example: I need to buy some household items.
lighter /ˈlʌɪtə/ (n) a small device that produces a flame for lighting cigarettes, etc. Example: He lit a cigarette with his gold lighter.
needle /ˈniːdl/ (n) a small thin piece of steel that you use for sewing , with a point at one end and a hole for the thread at the other Example: The compass needle was pointing north.
safety pin /ˈseɪfti pɪn/ (n) a pin with a point bent back towards the head, that is covered when closed so that it cannot hurt you Example: My grandmother often uses safety pin to keep her keys.
thread /θred/ (n) a thin string of cotton, wool, silk, etc. used for sewing or making cloth Example: You should sew with cotton thread.