1 (a) flat cutting part of a knife, sword, chisel, etc （刀、剑、凿等的）刃
*a penknife with five blades 五开的摺刀. =>illus at knife, sword 见knife, sword.
(b) = razor-blade (razor).
2 (dated 旧) sword; swordsman 剑; 剑客; 击剑家.
3 flat wide part of an oar, a propeller, a spade, a cricket bat, etc （划水桨、螺旋桨、锹、铲、板球击球板等的）扁宽平面部分. =>illus at rowing-boat row见rowing-boat之插图.
4 (a) flat narrow leaf of certain plants, esp grasses and cereals （植物的）叶片（尤指草类与谷类的）
*a blade of grass/corn 一片草叶[禾叶].
(b) flat part of a leaf or petal （叶子或花瓣的）扁平部分.
[Language: Old English;Origin:
the flat cutting part of a tool or weapon
→edgeblade of The blade of the knife flashed in the moonlight. a razor blade
the flat wide part of an object that pushes against air or water the blade of an oarblade of grass
a single thin flat piece of grass
the metal part on the bottom of an ice-skate
a cut of beef from the shoulder blade
1. Bits of broken glass, lengths of string, a key to a door long since decayed away, a rusty knife-blade, old shoes saved for a road that never was and never will be, a nail bent under the weight of things too heavy for any nail, a dried flower or two s 碎玻璃块；小线头儿；一扇早已朽败的门上的钥匙；一把锈蚀的刀；一双为某条从来没有、将来也不会有的路而准备的旧鞋；一颗弯折的钉，它所承受过的重量足以弄折任何钉子；一两支干花，仍散发出几许花香。
2. The blade is chipped in a few places. 刀锋有几个地方缺口.
3. Yes,the blade is chipped in a few places. 是的, 刀锋有几个地方缺口.