HyperDic: blade

English > 9 senses of the word blade:
NOUNplantblade, leaf bladeespecially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
person bladea dashing young man
objectbladesomething long and thin resembling a blade of grass
artifactblade, sword, brand, steela cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
foodbladea cut of beef from the shoulder blade
bodybladea broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue)
artifactbladethe part of the skate that slides on the ice
artifactblade, vaneflat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water
artifactbladethe flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
blade > pronunciation
Soundsbley'd
Rhymesaccolade ... wade / Wade: 90 rhymes with eyd...
English > blade: 9 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningespecially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole.
Synonymleaf blade
Broaderleaf, leafage, foliageThe main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
Spanishlimbo
Catalanlimbe
Adjectivesbladedhaving a blade or blades
English > blade: 9 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA dashing young man.
Example"gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures"
Broaderyoung person, youth, younker, spring chickenA young person (especially a young man or boy)
Spanishgalán
English > blade: 9 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningSomething long and thin resembling a blade of grass.
Example"a blade of lint on his suit"
Broaderribbon, threadAny long object resembling a thin line
English > blade: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard.
Synonymssword, brand, steel
InstancesExcaliburThe legendary sword of King Arthur
PartsbladeThe flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
foibleThe weaker part of a sword's blade from the forte to the tip
forteThe stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible
haft, helveThe handle of a weapon or tool
hiltThe handle of a sword or dagger
point, tip, peakA V shape
NarrowerbackswordA sword with only one cutting edge
broadswordA sword with a broad blade and (usually) two cutting edges
cavalry sword, saber, sabreA stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
cutlas, cutlassA short heavy curved sword with one edge
falchionA short broad slightly convex medieval sword with a sharp point
fencing swordA sword used in the sport of fencing
rapier, tuckA straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges
Broaderweapon, arm, weapon systemAny instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
Spanishespada, garrancha
Catalanespasa
Adjectivesbladedbearing or characterized by a blade / blade or sword
English > blade: 9 senses > noun 5, food
MeaningA cut of beef from the shoulder blade.
Part ofchuckThe part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade
Broadercut of beefcut of meat from beef cattle
English > blade: 9 senses > noun 6, body
MeaningA broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue).
Narrowervane, webThe flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft
Broaderstructure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structureA particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
Spanishlámina
English > blade: 9 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningThe part of the skate that slides on the ice.
Part ofice skateskate consisting of a boot with a steel blade fitted to the sole
Broaderrunnerdevice consisting of the parts on which something can slide along
Spanishcuchilla
English > blade: 9 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningFlat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water.
Synonymvane
Part ofhelicopter, chopper, whirlybird, eggbeaterAn aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
oarAn implement used to propel or steer a boat
propeller, propellorA mechanical device that rotates to push against air or water
turbinerotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate
windmill, aerogenerator, wind generatorgenerator that extracts usable energy from winds
Narrowerfan bladeblade of a rotating fan
impellerThe blade of a rotor (as in the compressor of a jet engine)
paddleA blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel
rudder bladeThe vertical blade on a rudder
Broaderrotating mechanismA mechanism that rotates
Spanishaspa
Catalanaspa
English > blade: 9 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningThe flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge.
Part ofax, axeAn edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
knifeedge tool used as a cutting instrument
lawn mower, mowergarden tool for mowing grass on lawns
scissors, pair of scissorsAn edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
spatulaA hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances
spatulaA turner with a narrow flexible blade
sword, blade, brand, steelA cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
Partsknife edge, cutting edgeThe sharp cutting side of the blade of a knife / knife
Narrowerknife bladeThe blade of a knife / knife
razorbladeA blade that has very sharp edge
Broadercutting implementA tool used for cutting / cutting or slicing
Spanishcuchilla, filo, hoja
Catalanfulla

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