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Wiktionary

  1. knivesnoun

    Plural form of knife.

Wikipedia

  1. knives

    A knife (PL: knives; from Old Norse knifr 'knife, dirk') is a tool or weapon with a cutting edge or blade, usually attached to a handle or hilt. One of the earliest tools used by humanity, knives appeared at least 2.5 million years ago, as evidenced by the Oldowan tools. Originally made of wood, bone, and stone (such as flint and obsidian), over the centuries, in step with improvements in both metallurgy and manufacturing, knife blades have been made from copper, bronze, iron, steel, ceramic, and titanium. Most modern knives have either fixed or folding blades; blade patterns and styles vary by maker and country of origin. Knives can serve various purposes. Hunters use a hunting knife, soldiers use the combat knife, scouts, campers, and hikers carry a pocket knife; there are kitchen knives for preparing foods (the chef's knife, the paring knife, bread knife, cleaver), table knives (butter knives and steak knives), weapons (daggers or switchblades), knives for throwing or juggling, and knives for religious ceremony or display (the kirpan).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knives

    of Knife

  2. Knives

    of Knife. See Knife

Wikidata

  1. Knives

    "Knives" is an episode from the second season of the science fiction television series Babylon 5.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Knives

    pl. of knife.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knives in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knives in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of knives in a Sentence

  1. Nadine Gasman:

    It has taken us a long time to say that the killing of a woman is a different phenomenon. Men are killed in the street, women are killed in the home. Men are killed with guns, women with knives and hands.

  2. John Venable:

    The munition with knives has been around since at least the Vietnam War.The military term for the warhead is flechettes, which are dart-like submunitions that are released and spread out in flight as an anti-personnel device, munitions have had a variety of warheads since before the Civil War, where they used everything from classic exploding cannonballs, todumbbell-shaped projectiles and grapeshot, which was basically shotgun-shell BBs (only much larger) that used mass and velocity as the engagement mechanism.

  3. Sam Bregman:

    Keith, as a police officer, had not only the right, but the duty to defend a fellow officer from a mentally unstable, violent man wielding two knives.

  4. John Frullo:

    We got rid of illegal knives and made them location-restricted knives.

  5. Mahmud Rafiq:

    We had very little food, and we agreed that we would leave it for the women and children, then they started hitting us. They took the food. They pushed many of us overboard. They beat us and attacked us with knives. I was hit with a wooden plank on the head and on my legs.

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