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Vacuum cleaner   /vˈækjum klˈinər/   Listen
Vacuum cleaner

An electrical home appliance that cleans by suction.  Synonym: vacuum.

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"Vacuum cleaner" Quotes from Famous Books

... Haswell, or rather Grace Martin, appeared the next day, forgave and was forgiven with much weeping, although the old man still refused resolutely to be reconciled with and receive her husband. Mrs. Martin started in to clean up the old house. A vacuum cleaner sucked a ton or two of dust from it. Everything was changed. Jane grumbled a great deal, but there was no doubt a great improvement. Meals were served regularly. The old man was taken care of as never before. Nothing ...
— Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 • Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds

... like a patent medicine, or a vacuum cleaner. It can hope for no success until ninety million people know what it is. The spread of art as "culture" in America is from all appearances having little or no success because stupidity in such matters is so national. There ...
— Adventures in the Arts - Informal Chapters on Painters, Vaudeville, and Poets • Marsden Hartley

Words linked to "Vacuum cleaner" :   vacuum bag, home appliance, household appliance, vacuum, hoover, dust bag

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