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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A space (as the interior of a closed vessel) partially exhausted (as to the highest degree possible) by an air pump or be any of various other artificial means. (plural)

Usage examples (35)
  • Noun : The loss left a vacuum in his heart
  • Verb (used with object) : to vacuum rugs
  • Verb (used without object) : to vacuum in the dining room
  • The subject of false vacua is fascinating in its own right, but also nice because it brings together many different areas of theoretical physics. for more
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