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blade

blade

 
 
pronunciation:
bleId
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the cutting part of a knife, sword, scissors, or the like.
 
synonyms:
cutting edge, edge
similar words:
cutter
definition 2: any kind of sword, such as a foil.
synonyms:
sword
similar words:
cutlass, dagger, foil, rapier
definition 3: the metal runner on an ice skate.
synonyms:
runner
similar words:
skate
definition 4: a plant leaf.
blades of grass
synonyms:
lamina, leaf, leaflet, phyllome
similar words:
bract, frond, needle, petal, sepal
definition 5: a thin, flat part, as of a fan or an oar.
similar words:
edge, sail
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derivations: bladed (adj.), bladelike (adj.)
Word Builder: blade +
  • blade guard:
    a cover for a blade that is part of many tools.
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  grass, leaf, plant, tool, weapon