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razorblade

or razor blade

[rey-zer-bleyd] /ˈreɪ zərˌbleɪd/
noun
1.
a sharp-edged metal blade for use in a razor.
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  • Her cold, sarcastic tone cut my nerves and her mother's like a razor blade.

    The Deluge David Graham Phillips
  • "Right through me, like a razor blade through margarine," I said.

    Measure for a Loner James Judson Harmon
  • So I have to ride that horse fourteen miles and back—and he has a backbone like a razor blade!

    Betty Gordon in Washington Alice B. Emerson
  • He wiped the razor blade and put it away with a lax nerveless hand.

    The Happy End Joseph Hergesheimer
  • With the other hand he began the laborious job of locating a sensitive spot on the razor blade.

    The Blue Ghost Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
  • And beside it were six ashen arrows with points of steel keen as a razor blade.

    The Arrow of Fire Roy J. Snell
British Dictionary definitions for razor blade

razor blade

noun
1.
a small rectangular piece of metal sharpened on one or both long edges for use in a razor for shaving
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