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knifeclick to hear

Piece of silverware consisting of a handle and a sharp blade used to cut food into bite-sized pieces.
knife blade cutting edge side tang tip back bolster handle

blade click to hear

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

cutting edge click to hear

Tapered edge of the blade designed for cutting.

side click to hear

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

tang click to hear

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

tip click to hear

Front, usually rounded, end of the blade.

back click to hear

Blunt side of the blade.

bolster click to hear

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

handle click to hear

Part used to pick up and handle the knife.