vacuum sweeper
noun see vacuum cleaner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vacuum sweeper — noun see vacuum cleaner * * * vacuum sweeper, = vacuum cleaner. (Cf. ↑vacuum cleaner) …   Useful english dictionary

  • vacuum cleaner — n. a machine for cleaning carpets, floors, upholstery, etc. by suction: also vacuum sweeper …   English World dictionary

  • vacuum cleaner — noun Date: 1903 a household appliance for cleaning (as floors, carpets, or upholstery) by suction called also vacuum sweeper …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vacuum cleaner — an electrical appliance for cleaning carpets, floors, etc., by suction. Also called vacuum sweeper. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

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  • vacuum — n 1. emptiness, void, space devoid of air. 2. vacuum cleaner, sweeper, carpet sweeper, electric broom, Trademark. Hoover. v 3. sweep, clean, do the housecleaning; pick up, tidy up …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • vacuum cleaner — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. vacuum, carpet sweeper, cleaning device, Hoover ( trademark ; British); see appliance …   English dictionary for students

  • Street sweeper — A street sweeper or street cleaner can refer to a person s occupation or a machine that cleans streets, usually in an urban area. A compact street sweeper tackles litter in Mexico City Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Carpet sweeper — A carpet sweeper is a mechanical device for the cleaning of carpets in place. They were popular before the vacuum cleaner and have been largely superseded by them.However, some restaurant chains continue to use them (e.g. Perkins) as they are… …   Wikipedia

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