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knife click to hear : knife

Piece of silverware consisting of a handle and a sharp blade used to cut food into bite-sized pieces.
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blade click to hear : blade

Thin flat piece of metal forming the sharp part of a knife.

cutting edge click to hear : cutting edge

Tapered edge of the blade designed for cutting.

side click to hear : side

Flat surface of the blade between the back and the cutting edge.

tang click to hear : tang

Part of the blade extending into the handle, by which it is attached.

tip click to hear : tip

Front, usually rounded, end of the blade.

back click to hear : back

Blunt side of the blade.

bolster click to hear : bolster

Protruding part that prevents the blade from touching the surface of the table when the knife is laid flat.

handle click to hear : handle

Part used to pick up and handle the knife.