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box cutter

noun
1.
a small cutting tool consisting of a retractable razor blade in a metal or plastic holder, designed for opening cardboard cartons.
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British Dictionary definitions for box-cutter

box cutter

noun
1.
a knife-like tool with a short retractable blade
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Contemporary definitions for box-cutter
noun

a type of hand tool consisting of a holder and a retractable razor blade; also called box-cutter knife , utility knife , Stanley knife

Examples

The user can manually adjust how far the box cutter's blade extends from the handle, so that the knife can be used to cut the tape sealing a package without damaging the contents of the package.

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