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lawn mower

n
1. (Tools) a hand-operated or power-operated machine with rotary blades for cutting grass on lawns

lawn′ mow`er


n.
a machine for cutting grass.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lawn mower - garden tool for mowing grass on lawnslawn mower - garden tool for mowing grass on lawns
blade - the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
garden tool, lawn tool - used for working in gardens or yards
hand mower - a lawn mower that is operated by hand
motor mower, power mower - a lawn mower powered by a gasoline motor
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Tenders are invited for reel mower repair and sharpening services.
The reel mower is specifically adept at making fine cuts suitable for formal lawns and golf courses.
It's not as hard as it looks: Start with a reel mower near the base, and then take a little off the top with a string trimmer.
Tend to your lawn with the Fiskars Reel Mower (pounds 199.
I swore back then that I would never mow with a reel mower again--a self-imposed pact that remained intact until my recent encounter with Fiskars' new Momentum reel lawn mower some 45 years later.
The RG3 is a reel mower, typical for greens, that mows with a 21 in.
It can be cut with either a rotary or a reel lawnmower but, for a more even look, a reel mower is preferred.
Cut your grass with a hand-operated reel mower, rather than a gas-guzzling one.
When the cutting edge is sharp and the mower is properly adjusted, the reel mower exhibits better mowing quality than the rotary mower.
In "Reel Mowers Cut Down Pollution," recorded by his father, Colin McCullough, Carrick answered that question by listing reasons why his family uses a self-powered reel mower, rather than a gas mower.
Last summer I bought an old push reel mower (not motorized).
Three types of mowers are available for the maintenance of lawns: the reel mower, the rotary mower, and the flail mower.