Middle English rasorfrom Old French fromraserto scraperaze
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French rasour, from raser (“to scrape, to shave").
Razor Sentence Examples
He tucked the razor in his shirt pocket.
By other methods of treatment, known to the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and others, but now forgotten, it could be hardened and formed into knife and razor edges of the utmost keenness.
After breakfast Keaton retrieved a portable razor from his car.
Calculating the actual, societal costs of fatty foods, alcohol, cars, pet ownership, mercury thermometers, air conditioning, solar panels, razor blades, jogging shoes, and ten thousand other things, and incorporating those costs in the prices as taxes would lead to a vastly more efficient allocation of resources.
whether it was the cutting edge or the back of a razor - made no material difference, and was thus led to the conclusion that the explanation of these phenomena requires nothing more than the application of Huygens's principle to the unobstructed parts of the wave.