Spanish translation of 'vacuum'
nounWord forms: plural vacuums or formal vacua
1. (gen) vacío m
it can’t exist in a vacuum no puede existir en el vacío
2. (= hoover)
to give a room a vacuum limpiar un cuarto con aspiradora
pasar la aspiradora por
pasar la aspiradora
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Example Sentences Including 'vacuum'
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We still felt the vacuum in our lives, but ready or not, life goes on.The Other Side of Me (2006 (2005))
Lots of people injure themselves with vacuum cleaners.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
More useful is the help it provides vacuuming carpet.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Nature and politics abhor a vacuum.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The only problem is my vacuum cleaner is on the blink.The Sun (2014)
It is true that football is not a product like a vacuum cleaner.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
What they need in outer space is a great big vacuum.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
So it's important to vacuum regularly, keeping the skin scales as well as the dust mite at bay.Eczema Relief - the comprehensive self-help plan (1990)
But propping the head of a vacuum cleaner against a wall can also work well.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Companies that have officially raised concerns include the vacuum cleaner giant Dyson.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He blamed a political power vacuum for the present crisis.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I think we try to do it all partly because it's us who notices when the carpet needs vacuuming or the fridge needs cleaning.The Sun (2016)
If you put the pipe from your vacuum cleaner up your bottom and turn it on, it could suck your heart into the bag.The Sun (2017)
Japan does not live in a political vacuum any more than we do.Preventing World War III - A Realistic Grand Strategy (1988)
Keep vacuuming regularly, particularly the soft furnishings around where the cats sleep.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Rarely has a power vacuum been so dangerous.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The vacuum of space is unlikely to have its own scent.The Sun (2008)
There is increasing talk of power struggles as potential successors jostle to fill the apparent vacuum.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
You can't continue to leave a political vacuum.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
As opposition MPs scrambled to fill the power vacuum, there was weary disbelief on the streets rather than jubilation.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
There was a vacuum in his life.Christianity Today (2000)
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'vacuum' in Other Languages
British English: vacuum /ˈvækjʊəm/ VERB
If you vacuum something, you clean it using a vacuum cleaner.
It's important to vacuum regularly.
I vacuumed the carpets today.
- American English: vacuum
- Arabic: يُنَظِّفُ بـِمِكْنَسَةٍ كَهْرَبَائِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: aspirar
- Chinese: 真空吸尘
- Croatian: usisavati
- Czech: luxovat
- Danish: tomrum
- Dutch: vacuüm
- European Spanish: pasar la aspiradora
- Finnish: imuroida
- French: passer l’aspirateur
- German: staubsaugen
- Greek: σκουπίζω με ηλεκτρική σκούπα
- Italian: passare l’aspirapolvere
- Japanese: 電気掃除機で掃除する
- Korean: 진공청소기로 청소하다
- Norwegian: støvsuge
- Polish: próżnia
- European Portuguese: aspirar
- Romanian: a aspira
- Russian: вакуум
- Spanish: pasar la aspiradora
- Swedish: vakuum
- Thai: ดูดฝุ่น
- Turkish: vakum
- Ukrainian: пилососити
- Vietnamese: hút bụi
British English: vacuum NOUN
If someone or something creates a vacuum, they leave a place or position which then needs to be filled by another person or thing.
The collapse of the army left a vacuum in the area.
Translation of vacuum from the Collins English to Spanish
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