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addaword.gifdefinition of running blade

noun
the prosthetic (=artificial) leg which has a curved blade where it touches the ground, used by athletes in the paralympics who have had one or both legs amputated
Pistorius, known as the Blade Runner, claimed the length of his rival's running blades gave him an unfair advantage.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/09/2012 11:08:00
Definition of running blade from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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