Blade

A blade is that portion of a tool, weapon, or machine with an edge that is designed to cut and/or puncture, stab, slash, chop, slice, thrust, or scrape animate or inanimate surfaces or materials. A blade may be made from a flaking stone, such as flint, metal (usually steel), ceramic, or other material.

Read more about BladeHistory and Uses, Physics, Knife Blade Profiles (Patterns), Sword Patterns, Marks and Decoration

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Blade - Marks and Decoration
... Blades are sometimes marked or inscribed, for decorative purposes, or with the mark of either the maker or the owner ... Blade decorations are often realized in inlay in some precious metal (gold or silver) ... Early blade inscriptions are known from the Bronze Age, a Hittite sword found at Hattusa bears an inscription chiseled into the bronze, stating that the blade was deposited as an offering to the storm-god by ...
Flexifoil Blade
... The Blade is a ram-air inflated traction kite made by Flexifoil that has large lift making it ideal for land and snow kiting ... The Blade is currently in its 5th series ...
Blade: Trinity - Plot
... Being unaware of the existence of vampires, the world considers Blade (Wesley Snipes) to be a serial killer ... The vampires capitalize on this misconception and succeed in framing Blade for the killing of a familiar posing as a vampire ... With his mentor gone, Blade allows himself to be captured ...
Blade: Trinity
... Blade Trinity (also known as Blade III or Blade III Trinity) is a 2004 American vampire superhero action film, written and directed by David S ... Goyer, who also wrote the screenplays to the first two Blade films ... It is the third and final film in the Blade trilogy, following on from Blade and Blade II and it is based on the Marvel Comics character Blade, played by Wesley Snipes ...
Ottoman Weapons - Kilij
... effectively Sharpened back edge at the final section of the blade known as "yalman" was specific to kilij ... A (kılıç) consists of a blade which is usually grooved, a hilt, guard and scabbard ... Its basic form is illustrated by the sword of Sultan Mehmed II, with its slightly curved blade that thickens at the back ...

Famous quotes containing the word blade:

    When he painted a road, the roadmakers were there in his imagination. When he painted the turned earth of a ploughed field, the gesture of the blade turning the earth was included in his own act. Wherever he looked he saw the labour of existence; and this labour, recognized as such, was what constituted reality for him.
    John Berger (b. 1926)

    Is this testing whether I’m a replicant or a lesbian, Mr. Deckard?
    David Webb Peoples, U.S. screenwriter, and Ridley Scott. Rachel, Blade Runner, being tested to determine if she is human or machine (1982)

    Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.
    Joseph Conrad (1857–1924)