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blade

 
 
pronunciation:
bleId
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part of a knife, scissors, or other tool that cuts.
This old knife has a dull blade.
 
definition 2: a thin, flat part that pushes something as it moves.
This electric fan has four blades that spin around.
similar words:
edge
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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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  tool, weapon