Definition of Switchblades

1. Noun. (plural of switchblade) ¹



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Definition of Switchblades

1. switchblade [n] - See also: switchblade

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Switchblades

switch off
switch on
switch over
switch pitcher
switch pitchers
switchability
switchable
switcharoo
switcharoos
switchback
switchbacked
switchbacking
switchbacks
switchblade
switchblade knife
switchblades (current term)
switchboard
switchboard operator
switchboarding
switchboards
switched
switchel
switchels
switcher
switcheroo
switcheroos
switchers
switches
switchgear
switchgirl

Literary usage of Switchblades

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1. Criminal Victimisation in the Developing World edited by Ugljesa Zvekic, Anna Alvazzi Del Frate (1996)
"In 44.8% of the incidents the criminals had weapons, which were usually knives or switchblades (69.2%). Only 28.7% of the victims were lucky enough not to ..."

2. Alternating Electric Currents by Edwin James Houston, Arthur Edwin Kennelly (1906)
"... the two middle switchblades close the primary circuit upon the choking coils, while the two remaining blades connect the motor terminals with the ..."

3. Railway Working and Appliances: To which are Added a Chapter and Diagram on by Edward S. Hadley (1909)
"They comprise two movable rails, called switchblades or " tongues," which may be worked from side to side by means of an iron rod (switch-rod), ..."

4. Oecd Economic Surveys: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 2002 by OECD Staff (2003)
"... the following : rails, check-rails and rack rails, switchblades, crossing frogs, point rods and other crossing pieces, sleepers cross-ties, fish-plates, ..."

5. Vostok Station: Point of Impact by Kerry Plowright (2005)
"VOSTOK STATION. There was sudden activity in the Russians' positions. This was the end game, Brian thought. He had the two switchblades flying a wide orbit ..."

6. American Teacher 1993: Violence in Americas Public Schools by Katherine Binns, Robert Leitman (1993)
"... Table 4-5 Knives/switchblades Pen Knives Guns Sharpened/Pointed Objects Brass Knuckles Clubs/Sticks Other Not Sure BASE *Less than 0.5% TYPES OF WEAPONS ..."

7. Criminal Victimisation in the Developing World edited by Ugljesa Zvekic, Anna Alvazzi Del Frate (1996)
"In 44.8% of the incidents the criminals had weapons, which were usually knives or switchblades (69.2%). Only 28.7% of the victims were lucky enough not to ..."

8. Alternating Electric Currents by Edwin James Houston, Arthur Edwin Kennelly (1906)
"... the two middle switchblades close the primary circuit upon the choking coils, while the two remaining blades connect the motor terminals with the ..."

9. Railway Working and Appliances: To which are Added a Chapter and Diagram on by Edward S. Hadley (1909)
"They comprise two movable rails, called switchblades or " tongues," which may be worked from side to side by means of an iron rod (switch-rod), ..."

10. Oecd Economic Surveys: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 2002 by OECD Staff (2003)
"... the following : rails, check-rails and rack rails, switchblades, crossing frogs, point rods and other crossing pieces, sleepers cross-ties, fish-plates, ..."

11. Vostok Station: Point of Impact by Kerry Plowright (2005)
"VOSTOK STATION. There was sudden activity in the Russians' positions. This was the end game, Brian thought. He had the two switchblades flying a wide orbit ..."

12. American Teacher 1993: Violence in Americas Public Schools by Katherine Binns, Robert Leitman (1993)
"... Table 4-5 Knives/switchblades Pen Knives Guns Sharpened/Pointed Objects Brass Knuckles Clubs/Sticks Other Not Sure BASE *Less than 0.5% TYPES OF WEAPONS ..."

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