lawn mower


Definition of lawn mower

: a machine for cutting grass on lawns

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Ackerman and her family sell golf carts and lawn mowers in Eastern Iowa. CBS News, "Checking the temperature of voters at the Iowa State Fair," 19 Aug. 2019 Seven Hills Director of Public Service Jack Johnson recently requested the purchase of zero-turn lawn mowers. John Benson,, "Seven Hills using sewer district funds to pay for new $224,000 street sweeper," 25 July 2019 Despite the president’s claims to the contrary, the Obama administration did impose select tariffs against Chinese products—such as tires, steel pipes and lawn mowers—but the Trump tariffs have been far more widespread. Bob Sellers, Fortune, "Tariff Man: Behind Trump Economic Advisor Peter Navarro’s Long Quest to Ratchet Up the Trade War With China," 27 Aug. 2019 Two more utility trailers and a lawn mower were discovered that had been stolen from a nearby church. Carol Robinson |, al, "Police: Burglary suspect killed family’s dog, watched porn, fell asleep under bed," 25 July 2019 An Indiana toddler was flown to Riley Hospital for Children Saturday afternoon with serious injuries after being run over by a lawn mower. Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star, "Indiana toddler seriously hurt after falling under grandfather's lawn mower," 14 July 2019 Dragonfly is similar in size to a Mars rover, or about the size of a large lawn mower. David W. Brown, New York Times, "NASA Announces New Dragonfly Drone Mission to Explore Titan," 27 June 2019 Sometimes they are donated by living people who chop off a toe on accident with a lawn mower or chain-saw. Meagan Flynn, Anchorage Daily News, "Arctic marathoner donates amputated toes for Yukon hotel’s infamous cocktail," 14 June 2019 As the grandmother chased after the child, the 2-year-old fell and went under the lawn mower as the grandfather was backing up. Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star, "Indiana toddler seriously hurt after falling under grandfather's lawn mower," 14 July 2019

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First Known Use of lawn mower

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lawn mower was in 1869

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English Language Learners Definition of lawn mower

: a machine used for cutting the grass on lawns

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Kids Definition of lawn mower

: a machine used to mow the grass on lawns

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