What is the difference between beef and blade?

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As nouns the difference between beef and blade

is that beef is (uncountable) the meat from a cow, bull or other bovines while blade is the sharp cutting edge of a knife, chisel, or other tool, a razor blade.

As verbs the difference between beef and blade

is that beef is to complain while blade is (informal) to skate on rollerblades.

As a adjective beef

is being a bovine animal that is being raised for its meat.

beef

English

(wikipedia beef)

Noun

  • (uncountable) The meat from a cow, bull or other bovines.
  • I love eating beef .
  • # The edible portions of a cow (including those which are not meat).
  • lean finely textured beef
  • boneless lean beef trimmings
  • (uncountable) Bovine animals.
  • *
  • A single bovine (cow or bull) being raised for its meat.
  • Do you want to raise beeves ?
  • a grudge (+ with )
  • He has a beef with anyone who tells him otherwise.
    He has beef with anyone who tells him otherwise.
  • (slang, uncountable) muscle, size, strength
  • Put some beef into it! We've got to get the car over the bump.
    We've got to get some beef into the enforcement provisions of that law.
  • (slang, uncountable) essence, content
  • The beef of his paper was a long rant about government.

    Synonyms

    * (meat of a cow)

    Hyponyms

    * (meat of a cow) veal

    Derived terms

    * beefcake * beef jerky * beef on weck * beefsteak * beef stew * lean finely textured beef * boneless lean beef trimmings * beefy * bully beef * corned beef * where's the beef?

    See also

    * beefwood

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To complain.
  • *
  • To add weight or strength to, usually as beef up.
  • Since you stopped running, you are really beefing out.
  • (slang) To fart.
  • Ugh, who just beefed in here?
  • (slang) To feud.
  • Those two are beefing right now - best you stay out of it for now.
  • (intransitive, chiefly, Yorkshire) To cry
  • David was beefing last night after Ruth told him off

    Derived terms

    * beef up * beef out

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Being a bovine animal that is being raised for its meat.
  • We bought three beef calves this morning.
  • Producing]] or known for raising lots of [[#Noun, beef.
  • beef farms
    beef country
  • Consisting]] of or containing [[#Noun, beef as an ingredient.
  • beef stew

    blade

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia blade) (en noun)
  • The sharp cutting edge of a knife, chisel, or other tool, a razor blade.
  • The flat functional end of a propeller, oar, hockey stick, screwdriver, skate, etc.
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  • The narrow leaf of a grass or cereal.
  • (botany) The thin, flat part of a plant leaf, attached to a stem (petiole). The lamina.
  • A flat bone, especially the shoulder blade.
  • A cut of beef from near the shoulder blade (part of the chuck).
  • The flat part of the tongue.
  • (poetic) A sword or knife.
  • (archaeology) A piece of prepared, sharp-edged stone, often flint, at least twice as long as it is wide; a long flake of ground-edge stone or knapped vitreous stone.
  • (ultimate frisbee) A throw characterized by a tight parabolic trajectory due to a steep lateral attitude.
  • (sailing) The rudder, daggerboard, or centerboard of a vessel.
  • A bulldozer or surface-grading machine with mechanically adjustable blade that is nominally perpendicular to the forward motion of the vehicle.
  • (dated) A dashing young man.
  • * Coleridge
  • He saw a turnkey in a trice / Fetter a troublesome blade .
  • (slang, chiefly, US) A homosexual, usually male.
  • Thin plate, foil.
  • (architecture, in the plural) The principal rafters of a roof.
  • (Weale)
  • The four large shell plates on the sides, and the five large ones of the middle, of the carapace of the sea turtle, which yield the best tortoise shell.
  • (De Colange)
  • Airfoil]] in windmills and [[w:windturbine, windturbines.
  • Derived terms

    * axeblade * blade of grass * blade sharpener * bladeless * bladelet * bladelike * bladesmith * doctor blade * gay blade * microblade * oar blade * razor blade, razor-blade, razorblade * rollerblade * shoulder blade, shoulderblade, shoulder-blade * snowblade * switchblade * twayblade

    References

    * Creswell Crags

    Verb

  • (informal) To skate on rollerblades.
  • To furnish with a blade.
  • (poetic) To put forth or have a blade.
  • * P. Fletcher
  • As sweet a plant, as fair a flower, is faded / As ever in the Muses' garden bladed .

    Derived terms

    * hydroblade

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