vacuum cleaner

IPA: vˈækjumkɫˈinɝ

noun

  • A domestic or industrial mobile machine for cleaning floors and similar surfaces that draws dust and other particles into a container (a cyclonic type bin, or a filter bag) by the suction created by an electric motor driving a fan.

vacuum-cleaner

IPA: vˈækˈʌˈʌmkɫˈinɝ

noun

  • Alternative form of vacuum cleaner [A domestic or industrial mobile machine for cleaning floors and similar surfaces that draws dust and other particles into a container (a cyclonic type bin, or a filter bag) by the suction created by an electric motor driving a fan.]

Examples of "vacuum-cleaner" in Sentences

  • Blink and you've missed the vacuum-cleaner section.
  • Must be what it sounds like to be an ant inside a vacuum-cleaner bag.
  • As companies go, Honeywell has a pretty broad range of interests, making everything from vacuum-cleaner bags to cockpit electronics.
  • TTI Floor Care has put itself up for sale, with the owner of the Hoover and Dirt Devil vacuum-cleaner brands seeking as much as $900 million.
  • In fact, anyone who does housework knows that the skirting board is there to protect the plastered wall from the depredations of mop/broom/vacuum-cleaner.
  • The James Dyson Foundation, funded by the founder of the Dyson vacuum-cleaner company, recently announced plans to sponsor after-school engineering clubs at 20 public middle schools in Chicago.
  • Oreck Corp. will pay $750,000 in a settlement of Federal Trade Commission charges that the vacuum-cleaner maker made false and deceptive claims that two of its products reduce risk of flu and other illnesses.
  • Some were truly incredible — from the impossibly tiny-mouthed filefish (No. 32), to the blue parrotfish (No. 35) that looked like wet sapphire, to the 2-foot-long remora (No. 34) that Adler insisted could adhere to my belly and hang there (it did, and the sensation was like having a vacuum-cleaner hose with a thousand tiny needles at its end stuck to your skin).

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