bladed

adjective

blad·​ed ˈblā-dəd How to pronounce bladed (audio)
: having a blade or blades
often used in combination
5-bladed propeller

Examples of bladed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fortunately, that need not be the case as taking just a few minutes with a sharpener will put a fine edge on any of your bladed tools. Jim Cobb, Field & Stream, 21 Sep. 2023 California, which is also in the Ninth Circuit, bans the possession of an even wider assortment of bladed weapons, including dirks, daggers, ballistic knives, belt buckle knives, lipstick case knives, cane swords, and more. Matt Ford, The New Republic, 9 Aug. 2023 Typical treatments may include balloon angioplasty, the placement of stents or the removal of plaque with a bladed catheter, also known as an atherectomy. Annie Waldman, ProPublica, 30 June 2023 Some pastes, such as base rajang, are finely chopped with a heavy-bladed cleaver called belakas. Pat Tanumihardja, Washington Post, 1 Feb. 2023 At that time, Connor says, people like the Russian American engineer Igor Bensen discovered ways to modify the design to a very basic two-bladed rotor, a very simple mechanism. Alice George, Smithsonian Magazine, 11 Jan. 2023 Weaver stance, bladed feet, bend your knees, sight picture, trigger pull, move, assess, reset, reload. Laura Jedeed, The New Republic, 3 Jan. 2023 The best way to see if salmon is done is to slide a thin-bladed paring knife or metal cake tester into the thickest part of the fish. Genevieve Ko, New York Times, 15 Dec. 2022 According to an Air Force data sheet on the C-130 models, the C-130J, with its six-bladed propellers, is faster than the C-130H, can haul more weight and can travel farther. Teresa Moss, Arkansas Online, 10 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1600, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bladed was in 1600

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“Bladed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bladed. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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