Blade

Overall this term is used to describe a knife form. However, in lithic projectile terms, the blade is the distal (above the hafting or gripping area) portion of a projectile, knife, ax or other similar tool. Blade is also used to refer to large bifaced flaked artifacts.

Blade

the part of the rudder that projects into the water

Blade

The flat portion of a grass leaf above the sheath that extends outward from the stem.

Blade

Blade is slang for a knife, especially one carried for fighting.
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blade

Any broad and flattened region of a plant or alga, which allows for increased photosynthetic surface area.
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blade

[n] - especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole 2. [n] - a dashing young man 3. [n] - something long and thin resembling a blade of grass 4. [n] - a cut of beef from the shoulder blade 5. [n] - a broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue) 6. [n] - the part of the skate...
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Blade

The flat portion of the leaf used for photosynthesis.
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Blade

An arm of a propeller or a rotating wing.Specifically, restrictive, that part of a propeller arm or of a rotating wing from the shank outward, i.e., that part having an efficient airfoil shape and that cleaves the air. See blade shank.A vane (in sense 2), such as a rotating vane or stationary vane in a rotary air compressor, or a vane of a turbine ...
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Blade

the main component of a sword on which the hilt is mounted
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Blade

the main component of a sword on which the hilt is mounted
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Blade

The broad, thin part of a leaf or petal.
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Blade

Blade (blād) noun [ Middle English blade , blad , Anglo-Saxon blæd leaf; akin to Old Saxon , D., Dan., & Swedish blad , Icelandic blað , Old High German blat , German blatt , and perhaps to Latin folium , Greek fy`llon . Th...
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Blade

Blade intransitive verb To put forth or have a blade. « As sweet a plant, as fair a flower, is faded As ever in the Muses' garden bladed . P. Fletcher. »
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Blade

Blade noun The flat part of the tongue immediately behind the tip, or point. « 'Lower blade ' implies, of course, the lower instead of the upper surface of the tongue.» H. Sweet.
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blade

The expanded part of a leaf or petal. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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blade

noun the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
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Blade

• (v. i.) To put forth or have a blade. • (v. t.) To furnish with a blade. • (n.) Properly, the leaf, or flat part of the leaf, of any plant, especially of gramineous plants. The term is sometimes applied to the spire of grasses. • (n.) The broad part of an oar; also, one of the projecting arms of a screw propeller. • (n.) ...
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blade

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blade

(from the article `mineral`) ...illustrated in Figure 8, are given here: granular, an intergrowth of mineral grains of approximately the same size; lamellar, flat, platelike ...
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blade

(from the article `figure skating`) Skaters wear leather boots, sometimes custom-fitted, reinforced with thick padding to brace the ankle and with wide tongues for control and ...
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Blade

[geometry] In geometric algebra, a blade is a generalization of the concept of scalars and vectors to include simple bivectors, trivectors, etc. Specifically, a {mvar|k}-blade is any object that can be expressed as the exterior product (informally wedge product) of {mvar|k} vectors, and is of grade {mvar|k}. In detail: In a {mvar|n}-dimensi...
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Blade

The moving part of a point or rail switch which causes a train to change direction at a diverging junction.
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Blade

In architecture the principal rafters of a roof are known as the blade or backs.
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blade

a rail fixed at one end to form a normal running rail where the other end is free to move up to a fixed rail or to be moved away from this
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blade

the flat, cutting edge of a knife or tool
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