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strimmer

Line breaks: strim|mer
Pronunciation: /ˈstrɪmə
 
/

Definition of strimmer in English:

noun

British trademark
A powered grass trimmer with a nylon cutting cord which rotates rapidly on a spindle.
Example sentences
  • Lawn mowers, strimmers and hedge trimmers are being targeted.
  • Falls from ladders cause the most injuries, followed by accidents with electrical tools such as lawnmowers, power drills and hedge strimmers.
  • They took lawn mowers, strimmers, chainsaws, as well as drills and tools totalling about £3,000.

Origin

1970s: probably a blend of string and trimmer.

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