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Main Entry: 1vac·u·um
Pronunciation: primarystressvak-yüm, -yudot-schwam, -yschwam
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural vac·u·ums or vac·ua /-yschwa-wschwa/
Etymology: from Latin vacuum "emptiness," from vacuus "empty"
1 a : a space completely empty of matter b : a space from which most of the air has been removed (as by a pump)
2 : VACUUM CLEANER

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