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beater bar

Syllabification: bea·ter bar

Definition of beater bar in English:


The rotating-brush unit within the powerhead of a vacuum cleaner.
Example sentences
  • Make sure the beater bar comes in contact with the carpet but not so much as to slow down the motor.
  • Regular use of a vacuum with a beater bar in high traffic areas may help reduce changes in appearance.
  • Do not run the beater bar over the fringe because part of the fringe may get caught and be pulled out.

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