a support on which a carving knife or carving fork is placed at the table
noun 1. something upon which to rest a knife when it is not being used. 2. Military. a metal or wood frame strung with barbed wire for use as a movable road barrier or underwater beach obstacle.
noun 1. a river in W central North Dakota, flowing E to the Missouri River. 165 miles (265 km) long.
[nahyf] /naɪf/ noun, plural knives [nahyvz] /naɪvz/ (Show IPA) 1. an instrument for cutting, consisting essentially of a thin, sharp-edged, metal blade fitted with a handle. 2. a knifelike weapon; dagger or short sword. 3. any blade for cutting, as in a tool or machine. verb (used with object), knifed, knifing. 4. to apply a […]
noun, Electricity. 1. a form of air switch in which a moving element, usually a hinged blade, is placed between two contact clips. noun 1. an electric switch in which a flat metal blade, hinged at one end, is pushed between fixed contacts