blade

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blade(
bleyd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (part of cutting tool)
a. la hoja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The chef sharpened the blade of his knife and began to dice the tomatoes.El chef afiló la hoja de su cuchillo y empezó a picar los tomates.
b. la cuchilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The cook cut the tin foil with the blade and covered the sauce.El cocinero cortó el papel aluminio con la cuchilla y tapó la salsa.
c. el filo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The blade of the knife had a notch in it from being misused.El filo del cuchillo tenía una muesca por haberlo usado mal.
2. (mechanics)
a. la paleta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The line of a buoy got wrapped around one of the blades of the propellor.La línea de una boya se enredó en una de las paletas de la hélice.
b. la pala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The blades of the oars should enter the water at the same time.Las palas de los remos deben entrar al agua al mismo tiempo.
3. (botany)
a. la brizna
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(piece of grass)
You can make a whistle if you squeeze a blade of grass between your thumbs and blow.Puedes hacer un silbido si aprietas una brizna de hierba entre los pulgares y soplas.
b. el limbo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(part of a leaf)
Most of the plants around here have broad leaf blades.La mayoría de las plantas por aquí tienen hojas con limbos anchos.
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(handsome young man)
a. el gallardo joven
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Back then I was a young blade chasing any broad that would glance my way.En aquel entonces yo era un gallardo joven que perseguía a cualquier fulana que me echara una mirada.
b. el galán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She came arm in arm with a dapper young blade dressed to kill.Entró cogida del brazo de un galán que iba despampanante.
5. (weaponry)
a. la espada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The knight plunged his enchanted blade into the heart of the troll.El caballero hundió su espada encantada en el corazón del trol.
6. (ice skates)
a. la cuchilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You should sharpen the blades of your skates once a month.Debes afilar las cuchillas de tus patines una vez al mes.
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blade
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of knife, sword)
a. la hoja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of propeller, oar)
a. la pala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of grass)
a. la brizna f, hoja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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blade [bleɪd]
noun
1 (cutting edge) [of knife, tool] filo (m); (flat part) [of weapon, razor etc] hoja (f); [of skate] cuchilla (f);
2 [of propeller] paleta (f); [of oar] pala (f); (Aut) [of wiper] rasqueta (f)
3 [of grass etc] brizna (f)
4 (gallant)
(young) blade galán (m); joven (m) apuesto
...tartan and tweed knickerbockers for young blades There are, for instance, the young blades, their silk tunics trimmed with snow leopard or tiger fur
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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