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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Tools, Water, Household, Other sports
bladeblade /bleɪd/ ●●○ S3 noun [countable]  1 TZthe flat cutting part of a tool or weaponedgeblade of The blade of the knife flashed in the moonlight. a razor blade2 TTWDHthe flat wide part of an object that pushes against air or water the blade of an oar3 blade of grass4 DSOthe metal part on the bottom of an ice-skate5 a thin curved piece of a strong material that someone with the lower part of their leg missing attaches to their leg in order to run shoulder blade
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bladeA covered walkway, already damp with footprints, led under the Midwest Highway that cut the city like a blade.But every drop that fell contained the promise of another leaf, another blossom, another blade of grass in the spring.Roasts are center cut, blade or rib end, and sirloin loin.Some species have green leaves, and others have distinctly colored leaf blades.a propeller bladeA boy would have better opportunities - of doing that nasty trick with the razor blade, for example.razor bladesDo not press on the spine or the shoulder blade itself.Only £9.99, including a spare blade set, from most craft shops.As the weight transferred to the Huey, the increased pitch of the blades slapped the air loudly.The blade should be kept sharp.a ceiling fan with wooden bladesrazor bladeI now remembered that I had put a razor blade under the insole of my shoe, and I removed it.Two guards were attacked with a razor blade and slightly injured.A razor blade or serrated knife will work well.They were sharp as razor blades.Now it felt like razor blades on the skin.Last December, he took a drugs overdose and in September slashed his wrists and groin with a smuggled razor blade.He turned off the cold water, picked up the razor blade and sat on the floor next to the tub.A boy would have better opportunities - of doing that nasty trick with the razor blade, for example.
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