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n. (plural of blade English)

Blades, DE -- U.S. town in Delaware
Population (2000): 956
Housing Units (2000): 393
Land area (2000): 0.434261 sq. miles (1.124731 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.434261 sq. miles (1.124731 sq. km)
FIPS code: 06730
Located within: Delaware (DE), FIPS 10
Location: 38.633567 N, 75.606744 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Blades, DE
Blades (disambiguation)

A blade - one of humanity's oldest tools - can be used for A blade is the 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 surfaces or materials.

Blade or blades may also mean:

Blades (Transformers)

Blades is the name of three fictional characters from the Transformers series. They are all Autobot helicopters. Later versions of the figure were named "Autobot Blades" for trademark purposes.

Blades (film)

Blades is a 1989 horror film directed by Thomas R. Rondinella and distributed by Troma Entertainment.

Blades (hip hop group)

Blades formerly known as Blades of Hades, are an Australian hip hop group from Newcastle. Since forming in the late 1990s they have released four albums, Blades Of Hades, This Installment, Shadow Art in 2008, and The Leak in 2013. The group took its name from Greek mythology, where Hades was the Gatekeeper of the Underworld. Their hardcore style lyrics and dark production are reminiscent of many British Hip Hop 'Britcore' acts, such II Tone Committee, Hijack and Killa Instinct. The group have developed a strong following overseas, having performed at many festivals in Europe, including Germany's Mass Hysteria in Hamburg. In 2008, they were the first independent Australian hip hop act to perform at the Glastonbury Festival in the United Kingdom.

Blades (boutique)

Blades was a London fashion boutique established in 1962 by Rupert Lycett Green.

Blades was opened in 1962 by Lycett Green in Dover Street, London, with "high tailoring standards but a young man's view of cut and proportion".

Blades moved to Burlington Gardens in 1967, where the shop windows looked down on Savile Row itself. The premises are now occupied by the tailors Ede & Ravenscroft.

Usage examples of "blades".

From just below her shoulder blades to the base of her spine, her back was a ridged mess of criss-crossing scars.

He looked back and saw his followers: millions of them, millions of Blades, all himself and all on black chargers.

The lances themselves were little more than javelins, short and with heavy blades, razor sharp.

Blade noticed that they were slightly flattened at the ends as well, like the blades of gigantic shovels.

All six carried spears as tall as they were, with broad leaf-shaped iron blades nearly two feet long.

There were enough things to keep three Richard Blades busy, an idea that Neena found rather amusing.

He was ankle-deep in marsh and the ground was already spiked with grass blades, bright green in the setting sun, when Don came hurtling in.

The trees on either side looked like pines and stood eighty or a hundred feet tall, but they were bending like blades of grass in the storm.

Once laid on the forge coals, the iron heated quicklyat least compared to the finished blades and higher-tech alloys he had been working.

His hands flew to the handles and the gleaming blades leaped clear of their scabbards.

But three shots struck him in the middle of his back, between his shoulder blades, and he was hurled forward to crash into the unyielding iron gate.

Between the shoulder blades was an extraordinary hump, a trait characteristic of the grizzly bear, not the black.

The Bowie and the carving knife produced muted clangs as the blades met again and again.

Fists and blades rained down upon the wood, and the press of bodies kept the door a foot from the jamb, preventing him from doing more than temporarily thwarting the serfs.

For an instant panic tried to reassert control, until he gritted his teeth, tensed his steely sinews and swept both knives in a flashing arc, burying a Bowie in each crimson eye, sinking the sharp blades all the way to the hilts.