Knife vs Nife - What's the difference?

knife | nife |


As nouns the difference between knife and nife

is that knife is a utensil or a tool designed for cutting, consisting of a flat piece of hard material, usually steel or other metal (the blade), usually sharpened on one edge, attached to a handle the blade may be pointed for piercing while nife is (geology).

As a verb knife

is to cut with a knife .

knife

English

Noun

(knives)
  • A utensil or a tool designed for cutting, consisting of a flat piece of hard material, usually steel or other metal (the blade), usually sharpened on one edge, attached to a handle. The blade may be pointed for piercing.
  • * 2007 , Scott Smith, The Ruins , page 273
  • Jeff was bent low over the backboard, working with the knife , a steady sawing motion, his shirt soaked through with sweat.
  • A weapon designed with the aforementioned specifications intended for slashing and/or stabbing and too short to be called a sword. A dagger.
  • Any blade-like part in a tool or a machine designed for cutting, such as the knives for a chipper.
  • Derived terms

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    See also

    * athame * bayonet * bistoury * cake slice, cake-slice * dagger * poniard * scalpel * stiletto * (wikipedia "knife")

    Verb

    (knif)
  • To cut with a knife .
  • To use a knife' to injure or kill by stabbing, slashing, or otherwise using the sharp edge of the ' knife as a weapon.
  • To cut through as if with a knife .
  • To betray, especially in the context of a political slate.
  • To positively ignore, especially in order to denigrate. compare cut
  • nife

    English

    (wikipedia nife)

    Alternative forms

    * Nife, NiFe

    Noun

    (-)
  • (geology) nickel–iron, especially the material that makes up the core of the Earth
  • See also

    * KREEP * sial * sima