noun, plural vac·u·ums for 1, 2, 4-6, vac·u·a [vak-yoo-uh] /ˈvæk yu ə/ for 1, 2, 4, 6.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of vacuum
OTHER WORDS FROM vacuumnon·vac·u·um, adjective, noun, plural non·vac·u·ums, non·vac·u·a.
Example sentences from the Web for vacuum
If you don't need a new Apple Watch, though, we also have deals on Bose wireless headphones, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch, Roomba robot vacuums, and much more.The new Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE are both $50 off today|Ars Staff|November 19, 2020|Ars Technica
Armed with carbon dioxide gas and a powerful vacuum, they approached their target — an insect nest the size of a basketball — and began whacking away with a stick.
Working together with engineers at the Linde cryobiology lab near Buffalo, ABS developed a mobile cold-storage canister that combined both a new insulation material and a vacuum to support liquid nitrogen.The secret weapon for distributing a potential covid-19 vaccine|Joanna Radin|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Now that its titular head has lost the election, the movement faces volatility and a political vacuum.Even in defeat, the embers of Trumpism still burn in the Republican Party|Robert Costa, Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
The S9 is iRobot’s most powerful robot vacuum yet, with up to 40 times the suction power compared to previous models and advanced sensors for cleaning deep into corners and along wall edges.
The shirts are ironed, the sheets are changed, the floors are vacuumed.
Once a day they sent down a tube after he ate and vacuumed up the cell, disposing of any wastes.Futuria Fantasia, Fall 1939|Ray Bradbury
British Dictionary definitions for vacuum
noun plural vacuums or vacua (ˈvækjʊə)
Word Origin for vacuum
Medical definitions for vacuum
n. pl. vac•u•ums
Scientific definitions for vacuum
Plural vacuums vacuua
Cultural definitions for vacuum
The absence of matter.