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the cutting part of a sharp instrument

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especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole

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a dashing young man

something long and thin resembling a blade of grass

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a cut of beef from the shoulder blade

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a broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue)

the part of the skate that slides on the ice

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Remember that propeller blades are airfoils moving in a plane different from and usually perpendicular to the direction of flight.
(1978) Optimal distribution of circulation along the propeller blade. Report VZLU V-1348/79, Praha.
A technician familiar with the engine/prop combination will check that propeller blade track is within limits and that the prop is installed in the correct position--it's possible that changing the propeller's position on the crankshaft may correct a vibration problem.
To reduce the noise level, the tip speed of a propeller blade should be not higher than [u.sub.0] = 60 m.[s.sup.-1] (Filakovsky, 2007) from which it follows for the propeller revolutions n
The investment covers a new milling machine for manufacturing propeller blades of up to four tons.
Once the engine stopped, the pilot could see a large section of a propeller blade was missing.
Through Mr Vizard, the Imperial War Museum would like to display the German propeller blade with the Merlin engine from Ray Holmes's Hurricane.
Each propeller blade exhibited leading edge gouging; one blade exhibited S-type bending.
Both wings and the stabilator were impact-damaged, and one propeller blade was bent aft at the mid-span location.
The airplane sustained substantial damage at about 1000 Central time during a forced landing following the loss of a propeller blade while in cruise flight.
One left propeller blade was curled at the tip, one blade exhibited s-bending, and one blade was buried.
Propeller blades are the most important component of an outboard or stemdrive propulsion system.