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bladenoun [C]

uk   /bleɪd/ us   /bleɪd/
  • blade noun [C] (FLAT PART)

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 blades
a wide, flat part on a tool or machine, used to push back water or air: a propeller blade windscreen wiper blades
used in the names of other objects that are flat, thin, and sometimes long, like a blade
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.

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  • blade noun [C] (MAN)

old use an attractive and confident young man: a dashing young 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, flat cutting part of a tool or weapon: The blade on this knife isn’t very sharp.
A blade is also a thin, flat leaf 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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