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scarifier

[′skär·ə‚fī·ər]
(engineering)
An implement or machine with downward projecting tines for breaking down a road surface 2 feet (60 centimeters) or less.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

scarifier

scarifier
A machine or an attachment for a tractor or grader having a long tooth or series of teeth that can be lowered to tear up surface soil or pavement.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I've had my scarifier out running up and down the lawn, taking off wheelbarrow after wheelbarrow of moss and debris.
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A mechanical scarifier or a springbok rake, if you have the energy, to remove dead grass (thatch) and other debris that has accumulated since last summer.
A lawn scarifier used to help maintain a moss-free lawn
You can hire a scarifier by the day, which makes quick work of moss removal.
Tom says the grader offered some of the most challenging machining of any of their projects, including making gears and gearboxes to raise and lower the blade on either side, and adjusting the scarifier located directly behind the front wheels.
These special price tools include the four-stroke handheld leaf blower and vacuum attachment, electric and petrol chainsaws, the low vibration 21cc 2-stroke line trimmer, 1.75hp electric lawn scarifier and a powerful 110bar pressure washer.