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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According to an itemized bill Traina received from city Corporation Counsel Craig Johnson, five strapping men wielding no fewer than four weed whackers labored in the yard for a full quarter of an hour.
However, she can't control those natural sounds that one may hear at a campground like chirping birds, roaring weed whackers and drunken neighbors sitting around a campfire.
From lawn weed whackers to coffee makers to cable installations, most of us who shop for a product know to do this.
My childhood memory of weed whackers was that they were slightly alarming contraptions, always on the verge of running out of control, posing a danger not lust to plants but to bystanders and exposed shins as well.
Goats are a green, inexpensive and efficient alternative to gas-guzzling weed whackers and heavy machinery, said Beth Machen, CPM, of Machen Advisory Group in Charlotte, N.C.
If you're reluctant to kill off weeds with toxic stuff, you might want to try one of our earth-friendly, natural weed whackers! One method is to douse weeds with boiling water, which works for weeds sprouting up through cracks in driveways and sidewalks.
EPA emissions rules that go into effect in 2011 affect lawn and garden equipment with horsepowers of 25 or less, such as lawn mowers and weed whackers. This equipment will be required to cut emissions by 35 percent under the new rules.
That would make these tiny weed whackers the first ever used to quell Arundo in the United States.
"Woolly weed whackers" such as sheep and goats are especially good for controlling unwanted vegetation through grazing.
The grant money Dunn receives can only be used to pay community worker salaries, so costs like the purchase of lawn mowers, weed whackers, gasoline, trash bags, fertilizers, and rented toilet facilities are all paid by Dunn.
Start a Weed Whackers Club to keep weeds out of your garden.