Associations to the word «Blade»

Pictures for the word «Blade»


BLADE, noun. The sharp cutting edge of a knife, chisel, or other tool, a razor blade.
BLADE, noun. The flat functional end of a propeller, oar, hockey stick, screwdriver, skate, etc.
BLADE, noun. The narrow leaf of a grass or cereal.
BLADE, noun. (botany) The thin, flat part of a plant leaf, attached to a stem (petiole). The lamina.
BLADE, noun. A flat bone, especially the shoulder blade.
BLADE, noun. A cut of beef from near the shoulder blade (part of the chuck).
BLADE, noun. The flat part of the tongue.
BLADE, noun. (poetic) A sword or knife.
BLADE, noun. (archaeology) 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.
BLADE, noun. (ultimate frisbee) A throw characterized by a tight parabolic trajectory due to a steep lateral attitude.
BLADE, noun. (sailing) The rudder, daggerboard, or centerboard of a vessel.
BLADE, noun. A bulldozer or surface-grading machine with mechanically adjustable blade that is nominally perpendicular to the forward motion of the vehicle.
BLADE, noun. (dated) A dashing young man.
BLADE, noun. (slang) (chiefly US) A homosexual, usually male.
BLADE, noun. Thin plate, foil.
BLADE, noun. (architecture) (in the plural) The principal rafters of a roof.
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.
BLADE, noun. Airfoil in windmills and windturbines.
BLADE, verb. (informal) To skate on rollerblades.
BLADE, verb. (transitive) To furnish with a blade.
BLADE, verb. (intransitive) (poetic) To put forth or have a blade.
BLADE, verb. (transitive) (professional wrestling) (slang) To cut (a person) so as to provoke bleeding.
BLADE, noun. (soccer) someone connected with Sheffield United Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
BLADE CONNECTOR, noun. A type of single wire connection using a flat blade which is inserted into a blade receptacle.
BLADE OF GRASS, noun. A single instance of a plant described by the mass noun grass.
BLADE OF GRASS, noun. (rare) A very small amount of something.
BLADE SERVER, noun. (computing) A stripped-down server with a modular design, optimized to minimize the use of physical space and energy.
BLADE SERVERS, noun. Plural of blade server

Dictionary definition

BLADE, noun. Especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole.
BLADE, noun. A dashing young man; "gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures".
BLADE, noun. Something long and thin resembling a blade of grass; "a blade of lint on his suit".
BLADE, noun. A cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard.
BLADE, noun. A cut of beef from the shoulder blade.
BLADE, noun. A broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue).
BLADE, noun. The part of the skate that slides on the ice.
BLADE, noun. Flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water.
BLADE, noun. The flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge.

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.