Knife and Steel


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Knife noun – An instrument with a metal length that has a sharp edge for cutting.
Usage example: be careful in using the knife to split open the cardboard box

Steel and knife are semantically related in cutting tool topic. In some cases you can use "Steel" instead a noun "Knife".
Nearby Words: knifing, knifed
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Steel noun – A hand weapon with a length of metal sharpened on one or both sides and usually tapered to a sharp point.
Knife and steel are semantically related in thing topic. You can use "Knife" instead a noun "Steel".
Nearby Words: steely, steeled, steelyard, steelwork, steeling
Synonyms for Steel

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  • Never Bring a Knife to a Fist Fight During the alley fight in Sha Po Lang, Ma Kwan manages to beat the knife-wielding assassin Jack bloody with his steel baton, but is unable to finish him until Jack manages to strip him of his baton.
  • Literature / Gone Drake: (grins) "This should be fun." Then with his real hand, he drew the knife out of his chest, slowly, as if relishing every inch of steel.
  • Action Mom Amelia Peabody Emerson is an Action Mom who carries a steel tipped parasol, a gun and a knife — and still is unequal to her son Ramses.
    Source: Action Mom
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