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aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades); forward propulsion is provided by a conventional propeller autogiro , autogyro , gyroplane
electrically powered mixer with whirling blades that mix or chop or liquefy foods blender , liquidiser , liquidizer
aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades chopper , eggbeater , helicopter , whirlybird
large knife with one or more folding blades clasp knife , jackknife
hard resilient steel often decorated and used for sword blades Damascus steel , Damask steel
carnivorous plant of coastal plains of the Carolinas having sensitive hinged marginally bristled leaf blades that close and entrap insects Dionaea muscipula , Venus's flytrap , Venus's flytraps
kitchen appliance with interchangeable blades; used for shredding or blending or chopping or slicing food food processor
power saw that has several parallel blades making simultaneous cuts gangsaw
skirt made of long blades of grass grass skirt
plant with leathery heart-shaped leaf blades clustered at base of long stalks with greenish-white flowers clustered along the upper part; western North America Heuchera cylindrica , poker alumroot , poker heuchera
turbine that is driven by jets direct against the blades impulse turbine
nickel-base alloy with chromium and iron; used in gas-turbine blades Inconel
portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut jigsaw , reciprocating saw , saber saw
and edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades pair of scissors , scissors
bony arch formed by the collarbones and shoulder blades in humans pectoral arch , shoulder girdle
farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing plough , plow
shears with strong blades used for light pruning of woody plants pruning shears
turbine with blades arranged to develop torque from gradual decrease of steam pressure from inlet to exhaust reaction turbine
cutting instrument with two hinged blades scissors
gymnastic exercise performed on the pommel horse when the gymnast moves his legs as the blades of scissors move scissors
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