Definition of Razor edge

1. Noun. An edge that is as sharp as the cutting side of a razor.

Generic synonyms: Edge



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Razor Edge

razing
razmataz
razoo
razoos
razor
razor-backed
razor-billed auk
razor-blade
razor-fish
razor-sharp
razor-thin
razor blade
razor blades
razor clam
razor clams
razor edge (current term)
razor fish
razor shell
razor shells
razor strap
razor strop
razor wire
razorable
razorback
razorback hog
razorbacked hog
razorbacks
razorbills
razorblade

Literary usage of Razor edge

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"The fate of all is on a razor's edge, Whether salvation, or an utter death ! But (for thyself art younger) rise, and call The fleetfoot Ajax, ..."

2. Inside the German Empire in the Third Year of the War by Herbert Bayard Swope (1917)
"... kept at razor-edge everywhere —"The Ostend-Dover route—cheapest and quickest route to England"—Germans reducing Belgian illiteracy—German officers fear ..."

3. Inside the German Empire in the Third Year of the War by Herbert Bayard Swope (1917)
"... kept at razor-edge everywhere —''The Ostend-Dover route—cheapest and quickest route to England"—Germans reducing Belgian illiteracy—German officers fear ..."

4. Curran and His Contemporaries by Charles Phillips (1850)
"... as well fire at a razor's edge as at him," said Egan, " and he may hit me as easily as a turf-stack."—" I'll tell you what, Mr Egan," replied Curran, ..."

5. My Consulate in Samoa: A Record of Four Years' Sojourn in the Navigators by William Brown Churchward (1887)
"Gloom—Fall-climbing—Razor-edge—Stone-heaving—Nineteen Hundred Feet of the Wrong Height—Terrible Travelling—Tropical Freezing —Eagle Mosquitoes—En route to ..."

6. The American Amateur Photographer (1901)
"In photographing the razor edge the blade may be attached to the mechanical stage of the ... Of course the upper surface of the razor's edge must be level. ..."

7. Modern Business Writing by Charles Harvey Raymond (1921)
"I saw immediately that this was the razor edge which thousands of men were looking for. When I came home, I started the work of applying this double- bevel ..."

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