weed whacker


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weed whacker

n.
A portable power tool used for cutting weeds and trimming lawn edges, consisting of a long handle and a motor that spins a short length of nylon string at high speeds.
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The Weed whacker was put to action by a whipper snapper and two of his GOP colleagues at the Commission on Thursday, as the FCC voted 3-2 to eliminate its cross-ownership rules for newspaper and broadcast media and for radio and TV, respectively.
The list includes Weed Whacker, Scientific Doodad/Teleporter, Pirate Ship Cannon, Chicken Eggs That Turn Into Chickens, Deployable Friendly Robots, Calvary Sabre, Halberd and Automated Turrets, among many others.
It can be tempting (and physically satisfying) to run into the vineyard with a weed whacker.
For the garden, although I have a corded leaf blower and weed whacker, I got a 20-volt battery-operated Black & Decker leaf blower and weed whacker because of the convenience and ease of use.
I weed whacked the top half of it right off and before I could do anything about it, the weed whacker took the pile of doggy-do and whirled it all over the place; all over my brand new weed whacker and all over me.
Hey, don't get us wrong, gas is great, whether it's running our gasoline-powered lawn mower, leaf blower, and weed whacker, or the outdoor propane cooking grill--but we just prefer electric, which is why we turned to the Char-Broil Tru-Infrared line's Patio Bistro and Electric Smoker & Roaster.
A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO, while contemplating the dandelions running riot alongside the road in front of my house, I decided it was time to get a weed whacker.
Like his Craftsman weed whacker that grunted to life only after many cranks, his throat rasped raggedly, reverberating as if a flap of bulldog skin were stuck within it.
The suspects stole a truck from the same location and took 17 appliances including dishwashers, washers, dryers, fridges, stoves, a gas-powered weed whacker and a small snow blower.
According to one report, operating a typical weed whacker for an hour is the emissions equivalent of driving a car 21 hours, as evidenced by the fumes spewing out the back.
Cubans coming across the 90-mile (145 km) gap with Florida try to make it in anything that floats and has a motor--from a hijacked fishing boat to an array of inner tubes tied together with a weed whacker for propeller.
After cutting weeds off low with a lawn mower or weed whacker, pour on the mulch, the thicker the better.