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vacuum cleaner

vac·u·um clean·er
V v

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [vak-yoom, -yoo-uh m, -yuh m klee-ner]
    • /ˈvæk yum, -yu əm, -yəm ˈkli nər/
    • /ˈvæk.juːm ˈkliː.nər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [vak-yoom, -yoo-uh m, -yuh m klee-ner]
    • /ˈvæk yum, -yu əm, -yəm ˈkli nər/

Definitions of vacuum cleaner words

  • noun vacuum cleaner an electrical appliance for cleaning carpets, floors, etc., by suction. 1
  • noun vacuum cleaner cleaning appliance that uses suction 1
  • countable noun vacuum cleaner A vacuum cleaner or a vacuum is an electric machine which sucks up dust and dirt from carpets. 0
  • noun vacuum cleaner an electrical household appliance used for cleaning floors, carpets, furniture, etc, by suction 0
  • noun vacuum cleaner a machine for cleaning carpets, floors, upholstery, etc. by suction 0
  • noun vacuum cleaner A vacuum cleaner or a vacuum is an electric machine that sucks up dust and dirt from carpets. 0

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Origin of vacuum cleaner

First appearance:

before 1900
One of the 17% newest English words
First recorded in 1900-05

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Vacuum cleaner

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

vacuum cleaner popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

vacuum cleaner usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for vacuum cleaner

noun vacuum cleaner

  • carpet sweeper — a pushable, long-handled implement for removing dirt, lint, etc., from rugs and carpets, consisting of a metal case enclosing one or more brushes that rotate.
  • carpet-sweeper — a household device with a revolving brush for sweeping carpets

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