Translation of "vacuum" - English-Traditional 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. 部隊撤軍之後,那個地區出現了一個有待填補的安全性漏洞。
in a vacuum

kept separate from other people and activities

No artist works in a vacuum - we are all of us influenced by others. 沒有哪個藝術工作者可以脫離現實——我們都受到他人的影響。

vacuum noun (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? 請用吸塵器把蛋糕屑清理掉,好嗎?

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