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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A space from which everything including most of the air or gas has been taken. Also: A cleaning tool that cleans by suction.

Usage examples (38)
  • Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.
  • vacuum the carpets
  • Without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum
  • And, in truth, by the term vacuum in its common use, we do not mean for more
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