Definitions for vacuum cleaner
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an electrical appliance for cleaning carpets, floors, etc., by suction. Also called vac′uum sweep`er.
Origin of vacuum cleaner:
vacuum, vacuum cleaner(noun)
an electrical home appliance that cleans by suction
A domestic or industrial mobile machine for cleaning floors and similar surfaces that draws dust and other particles into a container (often a bag) by the suction created by an electric motor driving a fan.
A vacuum cleaner is a device that uses an air pump to create a partial vacuum to suck up dust and dirt, usually from floors, and optionally from other surfaces as well. The dirt is collected by either a dustbag or a cyclone for later disposal. Vacuum cleaners, which are used in homes as well as in industry, exist in a variety of sizes and models— small battery-operated hand-held devices, domestic central vacuum cleaners, huge stationary industrial appliances that can handle several hundred litres of dust before being emptied, and self-propelled vacuum trucks for recovery of large spills or removal of contaminated soil.
Translations for vacuum cleaner
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a machine that cleans carpets etc by sucking dust etc into itself.
- مِكْنِسَه كَهرُبائيَّهArabic
- aspirador de póPortuguese (BR)
- der StaubsaugerGerman
- ηλεκτρική σκούπαGreek
- جارو برقیFarsi
- שוֹאֵב אָבָקHebrew
- वैक्यूम क्लीनरHindi
- usisavač za prašinuCroatian
- pengisap debuIndonesian
- 진공 청소기Korean
- dulkių siurblysLithuanian
- putekļu sūcējsLatvian
- pembersih vakum, hampa gasMalay
- sesalnik za prahSlovenian
- elektrik süpürgesiTurkish
- 吸塵器Chinese (Trad.)
- گرد کو اندر کھينچ کر صفائي کرنے والي مشينUrdu
- máy hút bụiVietnamese
- 真空吸尘器Chinese (Simp.)
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