string trimmer

noun

Definition of string trimmer

: a machine for cutting grass with a rapidly spinning length of monofilament cord

Examples of string trimmer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Keep your grass well-groomed with this walk-behind lawn mower—currently 20 percent off—and use Green Machine's shaft string trimmer to create clean lines around shrubbery. Madison Yauger, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 Nov. 2021 The typical battery string trimmer will easily handle the trimming needed for a small, neat suburban California yard–and the edging, too. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 14 Oct. 2021 How to find the best string trimmer, depending on your needs and weeds. NBC News, 6 Apr. 2021 Adjust the height of a wheeled edger or the length of the spool on a nylon string trimmer. Anthony Marcusa, chicagotribune.com, 4 Apr. 2021 After June-bearers have finished producing berries, use a string trimmer or rotary mower and cut plants to about 2 inches above the crown. oregonlive, 7 Apr. 2020 Four Echo backpack blowers, a Stihl MS 170 chain saw, and four Echo string trimmers were stolen from trailer entered by force. Washington Post, 2 Oct. 2019 In the Outdoor Power Equipment department, the store will sell blowers, chain saws, mowers, and string trimmers. George Avalos, The Mercury News, 8 Aug. 2019 For heavy weeds and fibrous stalks, use a string trimmer. Henry Robertson, Popular Mechanics, 19 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of string trimmer

1976, in the meaning defined above

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5 Dec 2021

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“String trimmer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/string%20trimmer. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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