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Gentlemen, Start your ... lawnmowers!
Edited by Dean Lincoln - Nguyen Tuan Khai - Monday, Oct 04, 2010
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(Reuters) - If you're looking for a really fast way to mow your lawn, this may be the answer. At the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, American Bobby Cleveland drove his custom-built riding mower to 96 miles per hour -- a speed that Cleveland claims broke the world lawnmower land speed record.

"Man, now that is the fastest I have ever been on a lawnmower. 96 miles per hour. Unbelievable. It was great. It ran great."

According to Gold Eagle, the automotive supply company sponsoring the event, Cleveland broke the previous land speed record for lawnmowers held by British driver Don Wales. Cleveland has been hoping to break 100 miles per hour.

1. lawn /lɔːn/ (n) an area of ground covered in short grass in a garden/yard or park, or used for playing a game on: bãi cỏ

  • lawnmower: máy xén cỏ
  • to mow the lawn: xén cỏ

2. mower /ˈməʊə(r)/ (n) (especially in compounds) a machine that cuts grass: (nhất là trong các từ ghép) máy hoặc người cắt / gặt

  • a motor / rotary mower: cháy xén cỏ chạy bằng điện / quay
  • an eco-friendly lawnmower: máy cắt cỏ thân thiện với môi trường

3. automotive /ˌɔːtəˈmoʊtɪv/ (adj) connected with vehicles that are driven by engines: thuộc về xe cộ (có gắn động cơ), (thuộc) xe gắn máy / ô tô

  • the automotive industry: ngành công nghiệp xe máy
  • to be invented by an automotive manufacturer: được phát minh bởi một hãng xe gắn máy
  • Society of Automotive Engineers: Hiệp hội kỹ sư ô tô của Mỹ (SAE)
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