blade

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbleɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bleɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(blād)

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blade

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. an [iron, steel, bronze, obsidian] blade
  2. a blade made out of [iron]
  3. a blade from the [Bronze, Iron] Age
  4. a [sharp, dull] blade
  5. The blade is razor sharp.
  6. The blade [is getting, has gotten] dull.
  7. a [knife, scissor, saw, razor] blade
  8. the blade of a knife
  9. cut it [open, off] with a blade
  10. He [showed, flashed] his blade.
  11. The blade [shone, glinted] in the [light, sun].
  12. The [light] [shined] off the blade.
  13. cut [his finger, himself] with the blade
  14. The blade [penetrated, went through] (an artery).
  15. a [hunting, self-defense, military] blade
  16. a [5-inch] blade
  17. a blade of [5 inches]
  18. Be careful (that) you don't cut yourself with the blade.
  19. a blade of grass on [my jeans, the floor]
  20. [thick, dry, moist] blades of grass
  21. The fan blades were spinning.
  22. The windshield blades have [snapped, broken, stopped working].
  23. [damaged, hurt, twanged] my shoulder blade
  24. [got, bought] (new) roller blades
n as adj
  1. a blade length of [five inches]
  2. a [five-inch] blade length
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