Zamboni

Zamboni

[zam-boh-nee]
Trademark.
a brand of machine that smooths the surface of the ice on a rink.

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

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Zamboni
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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