power mower
noun Date: 1940 a motor-driven lawn mower

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • power mower — n. to operate, work a power mower * * * work a power mower to operate …   Combinatory dictionary

  • power mower — noun a lawn mower powered by a gasoline motor • Syn: ↑motor mower • Ant: ↑hand mower • Hypernyms: ↑lawn mower, ↑mower • Hyponyms: ↑riding mower …   Useful english dictionary

  • power mower — a lawn mower that is powered and propelled by an electric motor or gasoline engine (distinguished from hand mower). [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • power mower — pow′er mow er n. mac a lawn mower that is powered and propelled by an electric motor or gasoline engine • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • power — [pou′ər] n. [ME pouer < OFr poeir, earlier poter, orig. inf. < VL * potere, to be able, for L posse, to be able: see POTENT] 1. ability to do, act, or produce 2. a specific ability or faculty [the power of hearing] 3. great ability to do,… …   English World dictionary

  • mower — n. 1) to operate, work a mower 2) a hand; lawn; power mower * * * [ məʊə] lawn power mower work a mower a hand to operate …   Combinatory dictionary

  • mower — noun garden tool for mowing grass on lawns • Syn: ↑lawn mower • Derivationally related forms: ↑mow • Hypernyms: ↑garden tool, ↑lawn tool • Hyponyms: ↑h …   Useful english dictionary

  • power — /pow euhr/, n. 1. ability to do or act; capability of doing or accomplishing something. 2. political or national strength: the balance of power in Europe. 3. great or marked ability to do or act; strength; might; force. 4. the possession of… …   Universalium

  • power — pow•er [[t]ˈpaʊ ər[/t]] n. 1) ability to do or act; capability of doing or accomplishing something 2) political or national strength 3) great or marked ability to do or act; strength; might; force 4) the possession of control or command over… …   From formal English to slang

  • motor mower — noun a lawn mower powered by a gasoline motor • Syn: ↑power mower • Ant: ↑hand mower (for: ↑power mower) • Hypernyms: ↑lawn mower, ↑mower …   Useful english dictionary

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