Definition of rototiller in English:



North American
  • A motor-driven machine with rotating blades for breaking up or tilling the soil.

    • ‘Work the amendments into the top 6 to 12 inches of soil with a rototiller or garden fork.’
    • ‘When using a mechanical planter, the soil is first broken down with a rototiller and then then the bulbs are planted by a special bulb planting machine.’
    • ‘The small rototillers that have become popular in recent years have a difficult time working in dry, compacted soil.’
    • ‘We started with a rototiller and an idea, and only novice farming skills.’
    • ‘A low-slung chassis, no more than 15 inches at the shoulder, enables the basset to tunnel through bramble and brush like a four-legged rototiller.’