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Razor vs. Blade

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Razornoun

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

Bladenoun

The sharp cutting edge of a knife, chisel, or other tool, a razor blade/sword.

Razornoun

Any tool or instrument designed for shaving.

Bladenoun

The flat functional end of a propeller, oar, hockey stick, screwdriver, skate, etc.

Razornoun

The sharp tusk of a wild boar.

Bladenoun

The narrow leaf of a grass or cereal.

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Razornoun

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

‘Occam's razor, Hanlon's razor’;

Bladenoun

(botany) The thin, flat part of a plant leaf, attached to a stem (petiole). The lamina.

Razorverb

(transitive) To shave with a razor.

Bladenoun

A flat bone, especially the shoulder blade.

Razornoun

A keen-edged knife of peculiar shape, used in shaving the hair from the face or the head; also called a straight razor.

Bladenoun

A cut of beef from near the shoulder blade (part of the chuck).

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Razornoun

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.

Bladenoun

The part of the tongue just behind the tip, used to make laminal consonants. Body parts

Razornoun

A tusk of a wild boar.

Bladenoun

(poetic) A sword or knife.

Razornoun

edge tool used in shaving

Bladenoun

(archaeology) A piece of prepared, sharp-edged stone, often flint, at least twice as long as it is wide; a long flake of ground-edge stone or knapped vitreous stone.

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Razorverb

shave with a razor

Bladenoun

(ultimate frisbee) A throw characterized by a tight parabolic trajectory due to a steep lateral attitude.

Razor

A razor is a bladed tool primarily used in the removal of body hair through the act of shaving. Kinds of razors include straight razors, safety razors, disposable razors, and electric razors.

Bladenoun

(sailing) The rudder, daggerboard, or centerboard of a vessel.

Bladenoun

A bulldozer or surface-grading machine with mechanically adjustable blade that is nominally perpendicular to the forward motion of the vehicle.

Bladenoun

(dated) A dashing young man.

Bladenoun

A homosexual, usually male.

Bladenoun

Thin plate, foil.

Bladenoun

(photography) One of a series of small plates that make up the aperture or the shutter of a camera.

Bladenoun

The principal rafters of a roof.

Bladenoun

The four large shell plates on the sides, and the five large ones of the middle, of the carapace of the sea turtle, which yield the best tortoise shell.

Bladenoun

Airfoil in windmills and windturbines.

Bladenoun

(computing) A blade server.

Bladenoun

(climbing) knifeblade

Bladenoun

(mathematics) An exterior product of vectors. (The product may have more than two factors. Also, a scalar counts as a 0-blade, a vector as a 1-blade; an exterior product of k vectors may be called a k-blade.)

Bladenoun

The part of a key that is inserted into the lock.

Bladeverb

(informal) To skate on rollerblades.

Bladeverb

(transitive) To furnish with a blade.

Bladeverb

To put forth or have a blade.

Bladeverb

(transitive) To stab with a blade

Bladeverb

To cut (a person) so as to provoke bleeding.

Bladenoun

Properly, the leaf, or flat part of the leaf, of any plant, especially of gramineous plants. The term is sometimes applied to the spire of grasses.

‘The crimson dulse . . . with its waving blade.’; ‘First the blade, then ear, after that the full corn in the ear.’;

Bladenoun

The cutting part of an instrument; as, the blade of a knife or a sword.

Bladenoun

The broad part of an oar; also, one of the projecting arms of a screw propeller.

Bladenoun

The scapula or shoulder blade.

Bladenoun

The principal rafters of a roof.

Bladenoun

The four large shell plates on the sides, and the five large ones of the middle, of the carapace of the sea turtle, which yield the best tortoise shell.

Bladenoun

A sharp-witted, dashing, wild, or reckless, fellow; - a word of somewhat indefinite meaning.

‘He saw a turnkey in a triceFetter a troublesome blade.’;

Bladenoun

The flat part of the tongue immediately behind the tip, or point.

‘"Lower blade" implies, of course, the lower instead of the upper surface of the tongue.’;

Bladeverb

To furnish with a blade.

Bladeverb

To put forth or have a blade.

‘As sweet a plant, as fair a flower, is fadedAs ever in the Muses' garden bladed.’;

Bladenoun

especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole

Bladenoun

a dashing young man;

‘gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures’;

Bladenoun

something long and thin resembling a blade of grass;

‘a blade of lint on his suit’;

Bladenoun

a cutting or thrusting weapon with a long blade

Bladenoun

a cut of beef from the shoulder blade

Bladenoun

a broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue)

Bladenoun

the part of the skate that slides on the ice

Bladenoun

flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water

Bladenoun

the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge

Blade

A blade is the portion of a tool, weapon, or machine with an edge that is designed to puncture, chop, slice or scrape surfaces or materials. Blades are typically made from materials that are harder than those they are to be used on.

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