Significado de "vacuum" no Dicionário de Inglês

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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.
in a vacuum

kept separate from other people and activities:

No artist works in a vacuum - we are all of us influenced by others.

vacuumverb [ I or T ]

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

(Definição de "vacuum" do Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vacuumnoun [ C ]

us /ˈvæk·jum, -ju·əm, -jəm/

physics a space without any gas or other matter in it, or a space from which most of the air or gas has been removed:

Edison knew that he had to create a vacuum inside the lightbulb.
fig. No marriage exists in a vacuum (= in a situation where nothing else has any influence).

vacuumverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈvæk·jum, -jʊ·əm/

to clean something by using a vacuum cleaner:

[ T ] Then I vacuumed the carpet.

(Definição de "vacuum" do Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)