What does blade mean?

Definitions for blade
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blade, leaf blade(noun)

    especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole

  2. blade(noun)

    a dashing young man

    "gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures"

  3. blade(noun)

    something long and thin resembling a blade of grass

    "a blade of lint on his suit"

  4. sword, blade, brand, steel(noun)

    a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard

  5. blade(noun)

    a cut of beef from the shoulder blade

  6. blade(noun)

    a broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue)

  7. blade(noun)

    the part of the skate that slides on the ice

  8. blade, vane(noun)

    flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water

  9. blade(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. blade(Noun)

    The sharp cutting edge of a knife, chisel, or other tool, a razor blade.

    Etymology: 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.

  2. blade(Noun)

    The flat functional end of a propeller, oar, hockey stick, screwdriver, skate, etc.

    Etymology: 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.

  3. blade(Noun)

    The narrow leaf of a grass or cereal.

    Etymology: 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.

  4. blade(Noun)

    The thin, flat part of a plant leaf, attached to a stem (petiole). The lamina.

    Etymology: 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.

  5. blade(Noun)

    A flat bone, especially the shoulder blade.

    Etymology: 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.

  6. blade(Noun)

    A cut of beef from near the shoulder blade (part of the chuck).

    Etymology: 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.

  7. blade(Noun)

    The flat part of the tongue.

    Etymology: 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.

  8. blade(Noun)

    A sword or knife.

    Etymology: 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.

  9. blade(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: 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.

  10. blade(Verb)

    To skate on rollerblades.

    Etymology: 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.

  11. blade(Noun)

    A throw characterized by a tight parabolic trajectory due to a steep lateral attitude.

    Etymology: 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.

  12. blade(Noun)

    The rudder, daggerboard, or centerboard of a vessel.

    Etymology: 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.

  13. blade(Noun)

    A bulldozer or surface-grading machine with mechanically adjustable blade that is nominally perpendicular to the forward motion of the vehicle.

    Etymology: 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.

  14. blade(Noun)

    A dashing young man.

    Etymology: 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.

  15. blade(Noun)

    A homosexual, usually male.

    Etymology: 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.

  16. blade(Noun)

    Thin plate, foil.

    Etymology: 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.

  17. Blade(Noun)

    someone connected with Sheffield United Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.

    Etymology: 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blade(noun)

    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

  2. Blade(noun)

    the cutting part of an instrument; as, the blade of a knife or a sword

  3. Blade(noun)

    the broad part of an oar; also, one of the projecting arms of a screw propeller

  4. Blade(noun)

    the scapula or shoulder blade

  5. Blade(noun)

    the principal rafters of a roof

  6. Blade(noun)

    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

  7. Blade(noun)

    a sharp-witted, dashing, wild, or reckless, fellow; -- a word of somewhat indefinite meaning

  8. Blade(verb)

    to furnish with a blade

  9. Blade(verb)

    to put forth or have a blade

Freebase

  1. 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

  1. Blade

    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.]

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'blade' in Nouns Frequency: #2131

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  2. abled

  3. abled, baled

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blade in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of blade in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Carlyle:

    To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes.

  2. Blade:

    Blade You better wake up. The world you live in is nothing but a sugarcoated topping There is another world beneath it. And if you want to survive it you better learn how to PULL THE TRIGGER

  3. Rabindranath Tagore:

    In the world's audience hall, the simple blade of grass sits on the same carpet with the sunbeams, and the stars of midnight.

  4. Doug Adams:

    They are like the sensors in your steering wheel but they are just a lot more sensitive than that. We use that sensor to track the motion, to do motion tracking of the blade but monitor also what we call the dynamic response, every time a blade moves we are monitoring it and that tells us something about that conversation that is happening from one turbine to the next.

  5. Joseph Conrad:

    Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.

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