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Definition 1: the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge - [noun denoting artifact]

(blade is a kind of ...) a tool used for cutting or slicing

(... is a kind of blade ) the blade of a knife

(... is a kind of blade ) a blade that has very sharp edge

(blade is a part of ...) the sharp cutting side of the blade of a knife

(... is part of blade) an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle

(... is part of blade) a turner with a narrow flexible blade

(... is part of blade) a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances

(... is part of blade) an edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades

(... is part of blade) garden tool for mowing grass on lawns

(... is part of blade) edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle

(... is part of blade) a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard

Definition 2: a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for blade in the sense of this definition

(blade is a kind of ...) any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting

"he was licensed to carry a weapon"

(... is a kind of blade ) a sword with only one cutting edge

(... is a kind of blade ) a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges

(... is a kind of blade ) a sword used in the sport of fencing

(... is a kind of blade ) a short broad slightly convex medieval sword with a sharp point

(... is a kind of blade ) a short heavy curved sword with one edge; formerly used by sailors

(... is a kind of blade ) a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back

(... is a kind of blade ) a sword with a broad blade and (usually) two cutting edges; used to cut rather than stab

(... is an instance of blade) the legendary sword of King Arthur

(blade is a part of ...) the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge

(blade is a part of ...) the handle of a sword or dagger

(blade is a part of ...) the handle of a weapon or tool

(blade is a part of ...) the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible

(blade is a part of ...) the weaker part of a sword's blade from the forte to the tip

(blade is a part of ...) a V shape

"the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"

Definition 3: flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for blade in the sense of this definition

(blade is a kind of ...) a mechanism that rotates

(... is a kind of blade ) blade of a rotating fan

(... is a kind of blade ) the blade of a rotor (as in the compressor of a jet engine)

(... is a kind of blade ) the vertical blade on a rudder

(... is a kind of blade ) a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel

(... is part of blade) rotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate

(... is part of blade) a mechanical device that rotates to push against air or water

(... is part of blade) an implement used to propel or steer a boat

(... is part of blade) an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades

(... is part of blade) generator that extracts usable energy from winds

Definition 4: the part of the skate that slides on the ice - [noun denoting artifact]

(blade is a kind of ...) device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along

(... is part of blade) skate consisting of a boot with a steel blade fitted to the sole

Definition 5: a broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue) - [noun denoting body]

(blade is a kind of ...) a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing and its construction and arrangement

"he has good bone structure"

(... is a kind of blade ) the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft

Definition 6: a cut of beef from the shoulder blade - [noun denoting food]

(blade is a kind of ...) cut of meat from beef cattle

(... is part of blade) the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade

Definition 7: something long and thin resembling a blade of grass - [noun denoting object]

Samples where blade or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a blade of lint on his suit

(blade is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 8: a dashing young man - [noun denoting person]

Samples where blade or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures

(blade is a kind of ...) a young person (especially a young man or boy)

Definition 9: especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for blade in the sense of this definition

(blade is a kind of ...) the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

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