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ˈreɪ zərra·zor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. razor(verb)

    edge tool used in shaving

  2. razor(verb)

    shave with a razor

GCIDE

  1. Razor(n.)

    a device used for shaving, having a replaceable blade with a very sharp edge; also called safety razor. Also a similar device, made of plastic, in which the blade is neither replaceable nor can be sharpened, intended to be discarded after the blade dulls -- called a disposable razor.

    Etymology: [OE. rasour, OF. rasur, LL. rasor: cf. F. rasoir, LL. rasorium. See Raze, v. t., Rase, v. t.]

Wiktionary

  1. razor(Noun)

    A keen-edged knife of peculiar shape, used in shaving the hair from the face or other parts of the body.

    Etymology: From rasour, from raser.

  2. razor(Noun)

    Any tool or instrument designed for shaving.

    Etymology: From rasour, from raser.

  3. razor(Noun)

    The sharp tusk of a wild boar.

    Etymology: From rasour, from raser.

  4. razor(Noun)

    A conceptual device that allows one to shave away unlikely explanations for a phenomenon.

    Etymology: From rasour, from raser.

  5. razor(Verb)

    To cut with a razor.

    Etymology: From rasour, from raser.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Razor(verb)

    a keen-edged knife of peculiar shape, used in shaving the hair from the face or the head

    Etymology: [OE. rasour, OF. rasur, LL. rasor: cf. F. rasoir, LL. rasorium. See Raze, v. t., Rase, v. t.]

  2. Razor(verb)

    a tusk of a wild boar

    Etymology: [OE. rasour, OF. rasur, LL. rasor: cf. F. rasoir, LL. rasorium. See Raze, v. t., Rase, v. t.]

Freebase

  1. Razor

    A razor is a bladed tool primarily used in the removal of unwanted body hair through the act of shaving. Kinds of razors include straight razors, Disposable razor and electric razors. While the razor has been in existence since before the Bronze Age, its modern counterpart was invented in the 18th century, and the 1930s saw the invention of electric razors. In the 21st century, the safety razor – electric or not – is most commonly used by both men and women, but other kinds still exist.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Razor

    rā′zor, n. a keen-edged implement for shaving: a tusk, as the razors of a boar.—adj Rā′zorable (Shak.), fit to be shaved.—ns. Rā′zor-back, a kind of baleen whale, also called Rorqual, Fin-back, or Finner: a hog whose back has the form of a ridge; Rā′zor-bill, a species of auk, common on the coasts of the northern Atlantic; Rā′zor-blade, -clam, -fish, -shell, a bivalve mollusc with an elongated, narrow shell; Rā′zor-hone, a hone for sharpening razors; Rā′zor-paste, a paste for spreading on a razor-strop; Rā′zor-strop, a strop for razors. [Fr. rasoir—L. radĕre, rasum, to scrape.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of razor in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of razor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of razor in a Sentence

  1. Ray Odierno:

    I believed at the time we could do that, but I said we were on the razor’s edge that we could actually do our mission at 450.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    I think it's fair to say the passion that John McCain brought to John McCain work was unsurpassed in this body. In more than 30 years as a senator, he never failed to marshal a razor-sharp wit, a big heart and a fiery spirit, when John McCain saw an issue the same way you did, you knew you'd just found your most stalwart ally. You'd thank your lucky stars. Because when you found yourself on the other side of that table, as I think all of us learned, you were in for a different kind of unforgettable experience.

  3. Andy Goodling:

    I love that I don’t need to worry about having razors and I love that I don’t have to budget my razor usage like I used to.

  4. Carolyn Tastad:

    The point of entry into shaving is typically 18 years old. At 18, every young boy gets a Gillette razor. We have a program that delivers that, we had to become more relevant.

  5. Steve Stivers:

    We need to listen to each other, no matter who takes the majority, it will be a razor-thin majority and hopefully that will mean people will come together -- Republicans and Democrats -- to get things done.

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