English version

vacuum cleaner

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Cleaning
vacuum cleanerˈvacuum ˌcleaner noun [countable]  DHCa machine that cleans floors by sucking up dirt syn Hoover British English
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vacuum cleanerMacrophages are something like a cross between a Pac Man and a vacuum cleaner.He could hear the drone of a vacuum cleaner.Use a vacuum cleaner to remove debris from between the key caps and clean them with a suitable solution.It was derived from an ordinary domestic vacuum cleaner.On the contrary - it uses up the time we've saved with the dishwasher and the vacuum cleaner.
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