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1. vacuum

noun. ['ˈvækjuːm'] the absence of matter.

Synonyms

  • vacuity

Antonyms

  • unfairly
  • imperfect

Etymology

  • vacuum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Vacuum

  • volume

How do you pronounce vacuum?

Pronounce vacuum as ˈvækjum.

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How to spell vacuum? Is it vaccum? Or vacume? Common misspellings are:

  • vaccum
  • vacume

Sentences with vacuum


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use a pond vacuum to suck up leaves from the surface of the pond and the pond's bottom.

2. Verb, base form
Doctors Foster and Smith recommend that you thoroughly vacuum your house to remove flea eggs.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Then vacuum up the baking soda remnants.

Quotes about vacuum


1. An artist never works under ideal conditions. If they existed, his work wouldn't exist, for the artist doesn't live in a vacuum. Some sort of pressure must exist. The artist exists because the world is not perfect. Art would be useless if the world were perfect, as man wouldn't look for harmony but would simply live in it.
- Andrei Tarkovsky

2. There was a time I was very much blaming the way I felt on L.A, that it was a vacuum of creativity, of humor or anything organic, and I was really angry at the place. But then today I feel completely different - I love L.A.!
- Naomi Watts

3. ... there is no shame in not knowing. The problem arises when irrational thought and attendant behavior fill the vacuum left by ignorance.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson, The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist

2. vacuum-clean

verb. clean with a vacuum cleaner.

Synonyms

  • hoover
  • make clean
  • vacuum

Antonyms

  • infect
  • untidy
  • dirtiness
  • septic

3. vacuum

verb. ['ˈvækjuːm'] clean with a vacuum cleaner.

Synonyms

  • hoover
  • make clean
  • vacuum-clean

Antonyms

  • addicted
  • armed
  • incomplete
  • difficult

Etymology

  • vacuum (Latin)

4. vacuum

noun. ['ˈvækjuːm'] an electrical home appliance that cleans by suction.

Synonyms

  • Hoover
  • dust bag
  • vacuum cleaner
  • vacuum bag
  • household appliance

Antonyms

  • untidy
  • dirtiness
  • septic
  • contaminate

Etymology

  • vacuum (Latin)

5. vacuum

noun. ['ˈvækjuːm'] an empty area or space.

Synonyms

  • void
  • space
  • vacancy

Antonyms

  • qualified
  • maladroit
  • illegible
  • immoral

Etymology

  • vacuum (Latin)

6. vacuum

noun. ['ˈvækjuːm'] a region that is devoid of matter.

Synonyms

  • vacuity
  • region

Antonyms

  • impure
  • unclean
  • indecent

Etymology

  • vacuum (Latin)
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