Definition of "blade" [blade]

  • The flat cutting part of a sharpened weapon or tool. (noun)
  • A sword. (noun)
  • A swordsman. (noun)
  • Archaeology A slender, sharp-edged flake that is at least twice as long as it is wide. (noun)
  • A dashing youth. (noun)
  • The part of a sharp weapon, tool, etc, that forms the cutting edge (noun)

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  • Hand shears used for shearing sheep (noun)
  • The thin flattish part of various tools, implements, etc, as of a propeller, turbine, etc (noun)
  • The flattened expanded part of a leaf, sepal, or petal (noun)
  • The long narrow leaf of a grass or related plant (noun)
  • The striking surface of a bat, club, stick, or oar (noun)
  • The metal runner on an ice skate (noun)
  • A long thin flake of flint, possibly used as a tool (noun)
  • The upper part of the tongue lying directly behind the tip (noun)
  • A dashing or swaggering young man (noun)

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Use "blade" in a sentence
  • "Another stomp from Kennata and the ring of my sword blade from the earth — it took only a moment."
  • "With the name “STAR” ” – – which stands for “Sweep Twist Adaptive Rotor” ” – – the blade is the first of its kind ever built."
  • "I opened it and looked at that brilliant and terrible tongue which we call a blade; and I thought that perhaps it was the symbol of the oldest of the needs of man."