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English noun: vacuum

1. vacuum (state) the absence of matter


Synonymsvacuity


Broader (hypernym)emptiness

2. vacuum (shape) an empty area or space


SamplesThe huge desert voids.
The emptiness of outer space.
Without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum.


Synonymsemptiness, vacancy, void


Broader (hypernym)space

3. vacuum (location) a region that is devoid of matter


Synonymsvacuity


Broader (hypernym)part, region

4. vacuum (artifact) an electrical home appliance that cleans by suction


Synonymsvacuum cleaner


Broader (hypernym)home appliance, household appliance


Narrower (hyponym)Hoover


Part holonymdust bag, vacuum bag


English verb: vacuum

1. vacuum (contact) clean with a vacuum cleaner


SamplesVacuum the carpets.


Synonymshoover, vacuum-clean


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)clean, make clean









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