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Synonyms for bladelike

shaped like a sword blade

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Another famous piece, the Conoid chair, has two legs supported by bladelike feet.
Bladelike and biomorphic in character, the shapes suggest breasts or lips while conjuring an achromatic pastoral metaphor.
In multituberculates, sharper bladelike teeth were situated toward the front of the mouth.
Dorsal interior with short, bladelike brachiophores flanking a narrow, almost subquadrate notothyrial cavity.
5 Occiput concave; antennal postpedicel usually pressed laterally, bladelike to subtriangular, with distinct apex and dorsal to dorsoapical arista-like stylus 6
Several obvious traits, such as the clumps of bladelike leaves, do look grassy, acknowledges Graham.
The first thing that everyone--the architect, the developer, the museum's director--wants you to know is that the building looks like a "desert rose," a small crystalline structure (so named because its shape is an aggregation of thin, bladelike petals) formed by salinated sand just below the desert's surface.
wucaii share traits with the tyrannosaurs, but it also had coelurosaur-like features, including a relatively long snout, bladelike teeth on the sides of its jaws, and long arms with three-fingered, grasping hands, says Holtz.
A broad area at one end of the molecule contains bladelike protein components that cleave RNA.
On the second floor of the presentation, the "S artrean" Giacometti comes to life, with the bladelike standing figures of the sculptor's last decade.
The edges of Majungatholus' bladelike teeth, like those of many carnivores, sport denticles.
The holes also become pits with teeth in minefields or landscapes that bite, as well as the centers of mutant flowers (another motif of the artist's sculptures), some armored with bladelike petals.
The bladelike tip of the lower jaw and the streamlined shape of the upper one suggest that the pterosaur trolled its lower jaw across the water's surface while it glided, the scientists say.
One of the dominant herbivores long before grasses evolved, Triceratops used its turtlelike beak and bladelike teeth to graze on flowering shrubs, palm fronds, and small trees.
Unlike all other ungulates, which have flattened molars with cusps for grinding plants, whales and mesonychians have bladelike molars presumably useful for tearing meat.