bladelike


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bladelike

(ˈbleɪdˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a blade
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Adj.1.bladelike - shaped like a sword bladebladelike - shaped like a sword blade; "the iris has an ensiform leaf"
unsubdivided, simple - (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
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Festucula have a simple, bladelike embolus fused immovably to the tegulum, bearing a retrolateral bump (Maddison 1987), and belong to the subfamily Heliophaninae (sensu Proszynski 1976; Maddison & Hedin 2003).
The show's earliest pieces, three all-black canvases from 1973, inaugurated Stamm's penchant for near-threatening, bladelike constructions.
We felt it described the vehicle's bladelike lines and sharp styling.
5F, white arrow); right paramere with weakly sclerotized base, and flattened, bladelike apical portion (Fig.
However, for implanting into tubular bone, the bladelike design can be revisited.
A less ambiguous difference is evident in the blade technology, which is largely based on irregular blades and bladelike flakes in Phase I and on regular prismatic blades in Phase II.
Growing widely throughout the tropics, these small trees form dense clusters of long bladelike leaves.
calamus, whose bladelike leaves had meant natural sexuality for Whitman.
This tall, elegant shrub will grow to a height of anywhere between 180cm300cm (6'-10') and forms a thick widespreading exotic clump with its bladelike foliage.
There's no doubt that Giacometti's mature sculptures--the insistently vertical, whip-thin striding men, the hieratic women with their hands pressed to their sides, and the massive busts with the bladelike heads --are markedly different from the precariously poised, ambiguous masses and open cages of his earlier work.
Bladelike leaves are bronze, with pale orange-yellow flowers appearing on spikes.