Translation of "vacuum" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈvæk.juːm/ us /ˈvæk.juːm/

vacuum noun (EMPTY SPACE)

[ C or U ] a space from which most or all of the matter has been removed, or where there is little or no matter


[ S ] a lack of something

The withdrawal of troops from the area has created a security vacuum which will need to be filled. 部队撤军之后,那个地区出现了一个有待填补的安全真空。
in a vacuum

kept separate from other people and activities

No artist works in a vacuum - we are all of us influenced by others. 没有哪个艺术工作者可以脱离现实——我们都受到他人的影响。

vacuum noun (CLEANER)

[ C ] a vacuum cleaner


vacuumverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈvæk.juːm/ us /ˈvæk.juːm/ UK also hoover

to use a vacuum cleaner to collect dust, dirt, etc.

Vacuum (up) the cake crumbs, would you? 请用吸尘器把面包屑清理掉,好吗?

(Translation of “vacuum” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)