vacuum-clean

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v vacuum-clean clean with a vacuum cleaner "vacuum the carpets"
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Usage

In literature:

It might have been cleaned out that very day by a fairy vacuum-cleaner; but it hadn't.
"The Way of the Wild" by F. St. Mars
He had a white rose in his button-hole, and his manner was as smooth as Vacuum B from a nice clean can.
"The Man Who Drove the Car" by Max Pemberton
A vacuum cleaner, a small bellows, or an air pump are sometimes used for cleaning type cases.
"Type Cases and Composing-room furniture" by A. A. Stewart
Vacuum cleaning, and sweeping and dusting with damp or "dustless" mops and dusters are good.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
The up-to-date vacuum-cleaning machine is a huge debt to an ancient past.
"Guide to Hotel Housekeeping" by Mary E. Palmer
The city dweller must resort to the vacuum cleaner, or rely upon a cleaning establishment.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
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In news:

Clean Fast and Breathe Easy with a Backpack Vacuum.
The 40-inch vacuum attachment is designed to specifically clean a clothes dryer's lint catcher and outer vent.
A woman uses a vacuum cleaner to clean and prepare a stand at the 'Home Textiles' trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany on January 12, 2010.
Neato Promises to Clean Better with XV-21 Robotic Vacuum.
A ProTeam® high-efficiency backpack vacuum can replace dust mops and become an important tool to fight indoor pollution and begin cleaning for health instead of appearance.
The Roomba vacuuming robot has been around for years keeping carpets clean, and I often wondered why they don't adopt the same technology for mowing grass.
Oce has announced the availability of Oce VACUBOND paper for use with Oce Arizona Series UV flatbed printers to simultaneously facilitate the printing of pre-cut pieces and keep the vacuum table clean.
Cleaning takes place in a closed loop under vacuum and is fully automatic.
Top-rated vacuums to clean up pet hair.
The Pulse -Bac 1300 from CDCLarue is a 110-volt self-cleaning portable vacuum designed for contractors with dust-critical applications.
Vacuum, clean, weed the lawn—yard chores and housework count.
Sanitaire, an Electrolux brand, offers the Quiet Clean line, a series of vacuum cleaners ideal for day cleaning, which feature durable designs, quiet operation and maximum performance.
Join Paul Tittl, owner of the Vacuum and Sewing Shop in Manitowoc, every Wednesday at 10:15 to hear the latest and greatest tips about sewing and cleaning.
Vacuum excavators have come a long way from their early days as accessory tools used largely to clean up spoils generated by horizontal directional drills (HDD).
Many people go on a cleaning spree, vacuuming, dusting and getting rid of all the dust bunnies hiding under furniture.
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In science:

Red curve: measured in vacuum after high-current cleaning.
Solvothermal Reduction of Chemically Exfoliated Graphene Sheets
As counterpoint, in the case of the Unruh effect the so-called detector method provides a well-defined radiation pattern that may be thought of as vacuum noise, and should be kept under consideration for possible experimental detection in clean analog experiments.
Noninertial quantum mechanical fluctuations
There are several motivations for considering strong magnetic fields in the GRB problem, as opposed to the weaker fields needed to produce the observed radiation. (1) Electromagnetic energy is “clean” in the baryon load sense, and can propagate in vacuum.
Gamma-Ray Bursts: Progress, Problems & Prospects
The MBE system (Fig. 5) is essentially a very “clean” high-vacuum evaporation chamber. A GaAs substrate, heated to about 630◦C, is positioned in front of effusion cells (ovens) each of which contains one of the required elements (Ga, Al, As, and Si).
Flatland Electrons in High Magnetic Fields
The evaporation plant was carefully cleaned to remove the CsI deposited on its inner walls followed by the pumping down of the set- up at elevated temperatures (~70°C) until the vacuum nominal value of 10-7Torr was achieved.
The current progress of the ALICE Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detector
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