Zamboni

[ zam-boh-nee ]
/ zæmˈboʊ ni /
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Trademark.

a brand of machine that smooths the surface of the ice on a rink.

Origin of Zamboni

1947; after Frank J. Zamboni, 1901–88, U.S. inventor
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Zamboni


n.

proprietary name for a machine used to resurface ice skating rinks, 1965, trademark of Frank J. Zamboni & Co., Paramount, Calif., claiming use since July 1962.

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