from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An electrical appliance that cleans surfaces by suction.
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- n. A domestic or industrial mobile machine for cleaning floors and similar surfaces that draws dust and other particles into a container (often a bag) by the suction created by an electric motor driving a fan.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A machine for cleaning carpets, tapestry, upholstered work, etc., by suction; -- sometimes called a vacuum.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an electrical home appliance that cleans by suction
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