Lawnmower vs Scoreboard - What's the difference?

lawnmower | scoreboard |


As nouns the difference between lawnmower and scoreboard

is that lawnmower is any of the electrical or mechanical machines used for cutting grass while scoreboard is a large board that displays the score in a game or contest.

lawnmower

English

Alternative forms

* lawn mower

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any of the electrical or mechanical machines used for cutting grass.
  • * 1877 , Queensland. Dept. of Public Instruction, Report of the Secretary for Public Instruction
  • It is only a small school, but this year the committee has expended £105 in reforming the garden, painting the fences, making a tennis court and lawn, purchasing a lawnmower etc.
  • * 1912 , O. Henry, Rolling Stones
  • here was an ordinary man out of the city directory that subscribes for magazines and pushes the lawnmower in his shirt-sleeves of evenings.
  • A person who landscapes and in particular mows lawns.
  • Hyponyms

    * push mower, riding mower

    scoreboard

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A large board that displays the score in a game or contest.
  • (cricket) A similar board that also displays each batsman's score, and many statistics and pieces of information.