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noun as in cutting tool

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It began as a dull ache in my left shoulder blade, where it sometimes flared into the scalene muscles along the side of my neck.

Unlike an airplane, a helicopter can even glide vertically because the blades do not see a vertical descent as truly vertical.

A blade steel that prioritizes ease of sharpening will likely be more affordable and is appropriate for occasional, light-duty use.

The Scizza from Dreamfarm is particularly great because it has extra-long 12-centimeter blades and an elevated handle so your hands are never in the way as you cut.

The key to those angled cuts is, of course, the blade mounted on the swing arm of the miter saw that moves left and right.

Nothing does it quite like deftly decapitating a bottle of bubbly with a gleaming blade.

Despite a dizzying number of women coming forward against her husband, Camille Cosby refuses to sharpen her blade of vengeance.

“Sociable” and “puckish” is how a Toledo Blade headline described them in 1957.

But as soon as she pressed the razor blade against her neck, the guard lowered the gun.

The labels included a picture of a butterfly on a blade of grass.

The Frenchman's blade scintillated in the setting sun around Haggard's more stiffly held weapon.

The Frenchman never withdrew his blade; but his very anxiety to make a hit was defeating itself.

Right over the stone marker, a long-shafted war-lance was carved—the blade pointing down.

Then he rubbed the blade of his knife back and forth over this till the edge was sharp enough to split a hair with ease.

He stood up, crowbar in hand, and inserted the chisel blade of the implement between the edge of the door and the doorcase.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blade, such as: knife, sword, brand, cutlass, edge, and shank.

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