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[vak-yoo-mahyz, -yoo-uh-, -yuh-]
verb (used with object), vac·u·um·ized, vac·u·um·iz·ing.
  1. to create a vacuum in.
  2. vacuum(def 11).
  3. vacuum-pack.
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Also especially British, vac·u·um·ise.

Origin of vacuumize

First recorded in 1905–10; vacuum + -ize
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Historical Examples

  • Now that we're alone we could vacuumize it without worrying about Vidac.

    The Space Pioneers

    Carey Rockwell