Razor meaning

rā'zər
A sharp-edged cutting instrument used especially for shaving or cutting hair, especially from the face or legs.
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(philosophy) A conceptual device that allows one to shave away unlikely explanations for a phenomenon.
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An electric device with vibrating or rotating blades used for shaving or cutting hair close to the skin.
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To shave, cut, or remove with a razor or similar cutting implement.

Razored off the mustache; razored pages from a rare book.

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A sharp-edged cutting instrument for shaving off or cutting hair.
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Enhancements to the syntax in the C# or Visual Basic.NET programming languages for developing ASP.NET websites. Razor has been called "template syntax." See C# and VB.NET.
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A keen-edged knife of peculiar shape, used in shaving the hair from the face or other parts of the body.
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Any tool or instrument designed for shaving.
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The sharp tusk of a wild boar.
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To cut with a razor.
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Origin of razor

  • Middle English rasor from Old French from raser to scrape raze
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old French rasour, from raser (“to scrape, to shave").
    From Wiktionary