safety razor


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safety razor

n.
A device for holding a razorblade, with guards to prevent cutting of the skin.

safety razor

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a razor with a guard or guards fitted close to the cutting edge or edges so that deep cuts are prevented and the risk of accidental cuts reduced

safe′ty ra`zor


n.
a razor with a guard to prevent the blade from cutting the skin.
[1875–80, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.safety razor - a razor with a guard to prevent deep cuts in the skinsafety razor - a razor with a guard to prevent deep cuts in the skin
razor - edge tool used in shaving
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The safety razor was a great achievement for Saxon.
I couldn't at first find my safety razor this morning, and when I did locate it the hoe was in one of my shoes.
Good sprang up with a profane exclamation (if it had not been a safety razor he would certainly have cut his throat), and so did I, without the exclamation, and this was what I saw.
It is true, after six months' correspondence, he effected a compromise, whereby he received a safety razor for "Turtle-catching," and that THE ACROPOLIS, having agreed to give him five dollars cash and five yearly subscriptions: for "The Northeast Trades," fulfilled the second part of the agreement.
It is not to be classed with safety razors and piano players and fountain pens.
Among the ideas for cutting out plastic is to use a safety razor with removable blades rather than a plastic disposable, avoid wet wipes, use bar soap not liquid soap in a plastic bottle and use a bamboo toothbrush or a toothbrush with recyclable heads.
The site, at 1-2 Legge Lane, was the home of the Rapid Steel Company which made its alben safety razor there but the factory units have been empty since 2015.
Although the barber used scissors to cut hair, he was not allowed to have a straight razor (for safety reasons) and had to use a dull safety razor.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Soap Laundry Qty: 7690 Nos Blade Safety Razor Mk-Ii Qty: 101516 Nos
Similarly, the 15 products categorised as MVE include maize, milk and cream solids, bananas, leather handbags, plastic/ textile material handbags, polyethylene terephthalate, sweet biscuits, modified polystyrene, safety razor blades, frozen orange juice, natural honey, frozen fish, frozen edible Bovine offal, butter milk, butcher Knives and hunting Knives.
Similarly, the 15 Products categorized as MVE include Maize, Milk and Cream Solids, Bananas, Leather Handbags, Plastic/ Textile Material Handbags, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Sweet Biscuits, Modified Polystyrene, Safety Razor Blades, Frozen Orange Juice, Natural Honey, Frozen Fish, Frozen Edible Bovine Offal, Butter Milk, Butcher Knives and Hunting Knives.
1901: King Camp Gillette patented the safety razor.

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