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blade

 (blād)
n.
1. The flat cutting part of a sharpened weapon or tool.
2.
a. A sword.
b. A swordsman.
3. Archaeology A slender, sharp-edged flake that is at least twice as long as it is wide.
4. A dashing youth.
5.
a. A flat thin part or section, especially one that makes contact to perform a desired action: the blade of an oar; the blade of a hockey stick.
b. An arm of a rotating mechanism: the blade of a propeller; the blade of a food processor.
c. A long, thin, often curved piece, as of metal or rubber, used for plowing, clearing, or wiping.
6. The metal runner of an ice skate.
7. A wide flat bone or bony part.
8. The flat upper surface of the tongue just behind the tip.
9. Botany
a. The expanded part of a leaf or petal.
b. The leaf of grasses or similar plants.
intr.v. blad·ed, blad·ing, blades
To skate on in-line skates.

[Middle English, from Old English blæd; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

blad′ed adj.

blade

(bleɪd)
n
1. the part of a sharp weapon, tool, etc, that forms the cutting edge
2. (Tools) (plural) Austral and NZ hand shears used for shearing sheep
3. the thin flattish part of various tools, implements, etc, as of a propeller, turbine, etc
4. (Botany) the flattened expanded part of a leaf, sepal, or petal
5. (Botany) the long narrow leaf of a grass or related plant
6. (Individual Sports, other than specified) the striking surface of a bat, club, stick, or oar
7. the metal runner on an ice skate
8. (Archaeology) archaeol a long thin flake of flint, possibly used as a tool
9. (Phonetics & Phonology) the upper part of the tongue lying directly behind the tip
10. archaic a dashing or swaggering young man
11. (Anatomy) short for shoulder blade
12. a poetic word for a sword, swordsman
[Old English blæd; related to Old Norse blath leaf, Old High German blat, Latin folium leaf]
ˈbladed adj

blade

(bleɪd)

n.
1. the flat cutting part of an implement, as a knife.
2. sword.
3. a similar part, as of a mechanism, used for clearing, wiping, scraping, etc.
4. the arm of a propeller or other similar rotary mechanism, as an electric fan.
5.
a. the leaf of a plant, esp. of a grass or cereal.
b. the broad part of a leaf.
6. the metal part of an ice skate that comes into contact with the ice; runner.
7. a thin, flat part of something, as of an oar or a bone: shoulder blade.
8. a dashing, swaggering, or jaunty young man.
10.
a. the upper surface of the tongue directly behind the tip.
b. the foremost portion of the tongue, including the upper and lower surfaces and the tip.
11. the elongated hind part of a fowl's single comb.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English blæd blade of grass]
blade′less, adj.

blade

(blād)
1. The expanded part of a leaf or petal. See more at leaf.
2. The leaf of grasses and similar plants.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blade - especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petioleblade - especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
2.blade - a dashing young manblade - a dashing young man; "gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures"
spring chicken, young person, younker, youth - a young person (especially a young man or boy)
3.blade - something long and thin resembling a blade of grass; "a blade of lint on his suit"
ribbon, thread - any long object resembling a thin line; "a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a grey thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward"
4.blade - a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guardblade - a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
backsword - a sword with only one cutting edge
blade - the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
broadsword - a sword with a broad blade and (usually) two cutting edges; used to cut rather than stab
cavalry sword, saber, sabre - a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
cutlas, cutlass - a short heavy curved sword with one edge; formerly used by sailors
falchion - a short broad slightly convex medieval sword with a sharp point
fencing sword - a sword used in the sport of fencing
foible - the weaker part of a sword's blade from the forte to the tip
forte - the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible
haft, helve - the handle of a weapon or tool
hilt - the handle of a sword or dagger
rapier, tuck - a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges
weapon, weapon system, arm - any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
tip, peak, point - a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
5.blade - a cut of beef from the shoulder bladeblade - a cut of beef from the shoulder blade
cut of beef - cut of meat from beef cattle
chuck - the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade
6.blade - a broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue)blade - a broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue)
web, vane - the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
7.blade - the part of the skate that slides on the iceblade - the part of the skate that slides on the ice
ice skate - skate consisting of a boot with a steel blade fitted to the sole
runner - device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along
8.blade - flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or waterblade - flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water
fan blade - blade of a rotating fan
eggbeater, helicopter, whirlybird, chopper - an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
impeller - the blade of a rotor (as in the compressor of a jet engine)
oar - an implement used to propel or steer a boat
paddle - a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel
propeller, propellor - a mechanical device that rotates to push against air or water
rotating mechanism - a mechanism that rotates
rudder blade - the vertical blade on a rudder
turbine - rotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate
aerogenerator, wind generator, windmill - generator that extracts usable energy from winds
9.blade - the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edgeblade - the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
ax, axe - an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
cutting implement - a tool used for cutting or slicing
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
knife blade - the blade of a knife
knife edge, cutting edge - the sharp cutting side of the blade of a knife
lawn mower, mower - garden tool for mowing grass on lawns
razorblade - a blade that has very sharp edge
pair of scissors, scissors - an edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
spatula - a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances
spatula - a turner with a narrow flexible blade
sword, steel, blade, brand - a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard

blade

noun
The cutting part of a sharp instrument:
Translations
شَفْرَهطَرَفُ المِجْدافِ العَريضنَصْلوَرَقَةُ عُشْب
čepellopatkaostřístéblo
årebladbladklinge
terälapa
oštrica
penge
blaðblaîegggrasstrá; blaîkasverð
ašmenyslaiškasmentė
asmenslāpstiņastiebrs
lamă
čepeľlist
rezilo
blad
ใบมีด
lưỡi dao

blade

[bleɪd] N
1. (= cutting edge) [of knife, tool] → filo m; (= flat part) [of weapon, razor etc] → hoja f; [of skate] → cuchilla f
2. [of propeller] → paleta f; [of oar] → pala f (Aut) [of wiper] → rasqueta f
3. [of grass etc] → brizna f
4. (o.f.) (= gallant) (young) bladegalán m, joven m apuesto

blade

[ˈbleɪd] n
[knife] → lame f
[oar] → plat m
blade of grass → brin m d'herbe

blade

n
(of knife, tool, weapon, razor)Klinge f; (of pencil sharpener)Messerchen nt; (of guillotine)Beil nt
(of tongue)vorderer Zungenrücken; (of oar, spade, saw, windscreen wiper)Blatt nt; (of plough)Schar f; (of turbine, paddle wheel)Schaufel f; (of propeller)Blatt nt, → Flügel m
(of leaf)Blatt nt, → Spreite f (spec); (of grass, corn)Halm m, → Spreite f (spec)
(liter, = sword) → Klinge f (liter)
(old, = dashing fellow) → schmucker Bursch (old)

blade

[bleɪd] n (cutting edge) → lama; (of safety razor) → lametta; (of propeller) → pala
blade of grass → filo d'erba

blade

(bleid) noun
1. the cutting part of a knife etc. His penknife has several different blades.
2. the flat part of a leaf etc. a blade of grass.
3. the flat part of an oar.

blade

نَصْل ostří klinge Klinge λεπίδα hoja terä lame oštrica lama snijgedeelte blad ostrze lâmina лезвие blad ใบมีด bıçak lưỡi dao 刀刃

blade

n hoja; razor — cuchilla (de afeitar), hoja de afeitar
References in classic literature ?
Before the blade got fairly into them, they split of their own ripeness, with a delicious sound.
Uncas described an arc in the water with his own blade, and as the canoe passed swiftly on, Chingachgook recovered his paddle, and flourishing it on high, he gave the war-whoop of the Mohicans, and then lent his strength and skill again to the important task.
He was as much out of place as an old sword -- now rusty, but which had flashed once in the battle's front, and showed still a bright gleam along its blade -- would have been among the inkstands, paper-folders, and mahogany rulers on the Deputy Collector's desk.
Among these, the most formidable was a burly, roaring, roystering blade, of the name of Abraham, or, according to the Dutch abbreviation, Brom Van Brunt, the hero of the country round which rang with his feats of strength and hardihood.
There was something in the small valor of it that quite finished me: these three words from her were, in a flash like the glitter of a drawn blade, the jostle of the cup that my hand, for weeks and weeks, had held high and full to the brim that now, even before speaking, I felt overflow in a deluge.
Some gamesome wights will tell you that they have to plant weeds there, they don't grow naturally; that they import Canada thistles; that they have to send beyond seas for a spile to stop a leak in an oil cask; that pieces of wood in Nantucket are carried about like bits of the true cross in Rome; that people there plant toadstools before their houses, to get under the shade in summer time; that one blade of grass makes an oasis, three blades in a day's walk a prairie; that they wear quicksand shoes, something like Laplander snowshoes; that they are so shut up, belted about, every way inclosed, surrounded, and made an utter island of by the ocean, that to their very chairs and tables small clams will sometimes be found adhering, as to the backs of sea turtles.
But so decided an original start had Derick had, that spite of all their gallantry, he would have proved the victor in this race, had not a righteous judgment descended upon him in a crab which caught the blade of his midship oarsman.
Then your hand slips up on the blade, and there is a fearful gash.
But at last he lifted his hand, the clear note of the bugle followed, Sir Sagramor's long blade described a flashing curve in the air, and it was superb to see him come.
The wonderful turmoil went on--presently a bright spark sprung from a blade, and that blade broken in several pieces, sent one of its fragments flying to the ceiling.
If the blade had been a little longer, his career would have ended there.
A brown spotted lady-bug climbed the dizzy height of a grass blade, and Tom bent down close to it and said, "Lady-bug, lady-bug, fly away home, your house is on fire, your children's alone," and she took wing and went off to see about it -- which did not surprise the boy, for he knew of old that this insect was credulous about conflagrations, and he had practised upon its simplicity more than once.