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grass trimmer [1 record]

Record 1 2016-05-24


Subject field(s)
  • Farm Implements and Gardening Tools
  • Property Upkeeping
  • Landscape Architecture

A [portable motorized] garden tool ... that operates a spinning length of nylon string, designed for trimming grass edges, especially along fences or around trees.


"Weed Eater," "Weed Whacker" and "Strimmer" are trademarks.

Key term(s)
  • weedwhacker
  • weedeater


  • Outillage agricole et horticole
  • Travaux d'entretien de la propriété
  • Architecture paysagère

Outil à moteur portatif, muni d’un fil de nylon tournant à grande vitesse, [qu'on utilise] pour couper l’herbe dans les endroits inaccessibles à une tondeuse [et notamment sous les haies, le long des clôtures ou autour des arbres].


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Aperos agrícolas e implementos de horticultura
  • Trabajo de mantenimiento de la propiedad
  • Arquitectura paisajista
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