blade, leaf blade(noun)
especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
a dashing young man
"gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures"
something long and thin resembling a blade of grass
"a blade of lint on his suit"
sword, blade, brand, steel(noun)
a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
a cut of beef from the shoulder blade
a broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue)
the part of the skate that slides on the ice
flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water
the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
The sharp cutting edge of a knife, chisel, or other tool, a razor blade.
The flat functional end of a propeller, oar, hockey stick, screwdriver, skate, etc.
The narrow leaf of a grass or cereal.
The thin, flat part of a plant leaf, attached to a stem (petiole). The lamina.
A flat bone, especially the shoulder blade.
A cut of beef from near the shoulder blade (part of the chuck).
The flat part of the tongue.
A sword or knife.
A piece of prepared, sharp-edged stone, often flint, at least twice as long as it is wide; a long flake of ground-edge stone or knapped vitreous stone.
To skate on rollerblades.
A throw characterized by a tight parabolic trajectory due to a steep lateral attitude.
The rudder, daggerboard, or centerboard of a vessel.
A bulldozer or surface-grading machine with mechanically adjustable blade that is nominally perpendicular to the forward motion of the vehicle.
A dashing young man.
A homosexual, usually male.
Thin plate, foil.
someone connected with Sheffield United Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
Origin: blæd ‘leaf’, from bladan, from bʰlh̥₃oto (compare Irish bláth ‘flower’, Tocharian A/B pält/pilta ‘leaf’), from ‘to thrive, bloom’. Similar usage in Sägeblatt, the term for a saw blade. More at blow.
properly, the leaf, or flat part of the leaf, of any plant, especially of gramineous plants. The term is sometimes applied to the spire of grasses
the cutting part of an instrument; as, the blade of a knife or a sword
the broad part of an oar; also, one of the projecting arms of a screw propeller
the scapula or shoulder blade
the principal rafters of a roof
the four large shell plates on the sides, and the five large ones of the middle, of the carapace of the sea turtle, which yield the best tortoise shell
a sharp-witted, dashing, wild, or reckless, fellow; -- a word of somewhat indefinite meaning
to furnish with a blade
to put forth or have a blade
A blade is that portion of a tool, weapon, or machine with an edge that is designed to cut and/or puncture, stab, slash, chop, slice, thrust, or scrape surfaces or materials. A blade may be made from a flaking stone, such as flint, metal, ceramic, or other material.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
blād, n. the leaf or flat part of grass or corn: the cutting part of a knife, sword, &c.: the flat part of an oar: a dashing fellow.—n. Blade′bone, the flat bone at the back of the shoulder: the scapula.—adj. Blad′ed. [A.S. blæd; Ice. blad, Ger. blatt.]
Is the part of a device, knife, razor, tool or machine with an edge that is designed to cut.
A knife, razor and saw all have a blade that is designed to cut something.
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Rank popularity for the word 'blade' in Nouns Frequency: #2131
The numerical value of blade in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of blade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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