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bladenoun [C]

uk   us   /bleɪd/

blade noun [C] (FLAT PART)

B2 the ​flatpart on a ​knife or ​similartool or ​weapon, with a very ​thinedge used for ​cutting: a ​sword with a ​steel blade a ​packet of ​razor blades a ​wide, ​flatpart on a ​tool or ​machine, used to ​push back ​water or ​air: a ​propeller blade windscreenwiper blades used in the ​names of other ​objects that are ​flat, ​thin, and sometimes ​long, like a blade a ​long, ​narrowleaf of ​grass or a ​similarplant: a blade of ​grass the ​metalpart on the ​bottom of an iceskate specialized sports a ​curveddevice that a ​person who has ​lostpart of a ​leg can ​attach to ​theirbody where the ​leg was, in ​order to be ​able to ​walk or ​run, for ​example in a ​race : The blades, made from ​lightweightcarbonfibre, ​storekineticenergy in a ​similarfashion to a ​spring and ​allow the ​athlete to ​run and ​jump.
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blade noun [C] (MAN)

old use an ​attractive and ​confidentyoung man: a ​dashingyoung blade
(Definition of blade from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bladenoun [C]

 us   /bleɪd/
the ​thin, ​flatcuttingpart of a ​tool or ​weapon: The blade on this ​knife isn’t very ​sharp. A blade is also a ​thin, ​flatleaf of ​grass: The ​boy made a ​whistle from a blade of ​grass.
(Definition of blade from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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