vacuum cleanervacuum cleaner
a machine for cleaning carpets, floors, upholstery, etc. by suction
also vacuum sweeper
An electrical appliance that cleans surfaces by suction.
(plural vacuum cleaners)
- When Luke Skywalker buzzes around in his landspeeder, the average fan would never associate the familiar whoosh with the roar of the Los Angeles Harbor Freeway played through a vacuum-cleaner pipe.