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vacuum

 
Noun vacuum has 4 senses
  1. vacuum, vacuity - the absence of matter
    --1 is a kind of emptiness
  2. void, vacancy, emptiness, vacuum - an empty area or space; "the huge desert voids"; "the emptiness of outer space"; "without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum"
    --2 is a kind of space
  3. vacuum, vacuity - a region empty of matter
    --3 is a kind of region, part
  4. vacuum, vacuum cleaner - an electrical home appliance that cleans by suction
    --4 is a kind of home appliance, household appliance
    --4 has parts: dust bag, vacuum bag
    --4 has particulars: Hoover
    Derived form: verb vacuum1
Verb vacuum has 1 sense
  1. vacuum, vacuum-clean, hoover - clean with a vacuum cleaner; "vacuum the carpets"
    --1 is one way to clean, make clean
    Derived form: noun vacuum4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
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