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English definition of “blade”

blade

noun [C] (FLAT PART)    /bleɪd/
B2 the flat part on a knife or similar tool or weapon, with a very thin edge used for cutting: a sword with a steel blade a packet of razor bladesToolsGardening tools a wide, flat part on a tool or machine, used to push back water or air: a propeller blade windscreen wiper bladesTools in general used in the names of other objects that are flat, thin, and sometimes long, like a bladeTools in general a long, narrow leaf of grass or a similar plant: a blade of grass the metal part on the bottom of an ice skate specialized sports a curved device that a person who has lost part of a leg can attach to their body where the leg was, in order to be able to walk or run, for example in a race : The blades, made from lightweight carbon fibre, store kinetic energy in a similar fashion to a spring and allow the athlete to run and jump. → See also shoulder blade
(Definition of blade noun (FLAT PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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