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Pronunciation: /ˈvækjuəm; -juːm/

Translation of vacuum in Spanish:


  • 1.1 [Physics/Física] vacío (masculine) vacuum packaging envasado (masculine) al vacío
    Example sentences
    • Since by definition it contains no matter, the vacuum of space itself has NO temperature.
    • They operate like any rocket engine in the vacuum of space, by propelling gases in one direction to create an opposite and equal force on the craft.
    • I am curious as to exactly when scientists found out that space is a vacuum and not made up of ether?
    1.2 (void) vacío (masculine) our community does not exist in a vacuum nuestra comunidad no vive aislada (del resto del mundo) a power vacuum un vacío de poder
    Example sentences
    • The vacuum created by their departure was filled by the club's most committed supporters, who set about raising money and bringing the club back from the brink.
    • The vacuum created by his death 24 years back still remains unfilled.
    • In rural Scotland the retiral of a sitting MP always creates a vacuum which other political parties rush to fill.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • pasar la aspiradora por, aspirar (Latin America/América Latina) to vacuum a carpet/room pasar la aspiradora por una alfombra/una habitación, aspirar una alfombra/una habitación (Latin America/América Latina)

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