Definition of vacuum cleaner
: a household appliance for cleaning (as floors, carpets, or upholstery) by suction —called also vacuum sweeper
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VACUUM CLEANER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vacuum cleaner for English Language Learners
: an electrical machine that cleans floors, rugs, etc., by sucking up dirt, dust, etc.
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Definition of vacuum cleaner for Students
: an electrical appliance for cleaning (as floors or rugs) by suction
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