Translation of vacuum in Spanish:

vacuum

vacío, n.

Pronunciation /ˈvakjuːm//ˈvækˌju(ə)m/

noun

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    Physics
    vacío masculine
    vacuum packaging envasado al vacío masculine
    • Since by definition it contains no matter, the vacuum of space itself has NO temperature.
    • Operating in the near vacuum of space, ion engines shoot out the propellant gas much faster than the jet of a chemical rocket.
    • Not only was the cosmos expanding, but a repulsive pressure within the vacuum of space was also causing the expansion to accelerate.
    • He conceived of the Void as a vacuum, an infinite space in which moved an infinite number of atoms that made up Being.
    • Studying the plasma, scientists could expose the fundamental nature of matter and the vacuum that permeates the cosmos.
    • Just as nature is said to abhor a vacuum, it abhors true altruism.
    • The expansion of helium into a vacuum corresponds to a significant change in entropy but to a trivial change in energy.
    • Dangers in the lunar environment include radiation, extreme temperatures, and the vacuum of space.
    • I am curious as to exactly when scientists found out that space is a vacuum and not made up of ether?
    • The vacuum triggers dark energy to materialize into matter and radiation in another Big Bang, refreshing the cycle of expansion.
    • In the near vacuum of space, they travel along together.
    • Radiation, for example, is the only method by which internal energy can be transferred through a vacuum.
    • He suggested that in the first split second after the beginning, the vacuum of the Universe existed in a highly energetic state, as allowed by the quantum rules, but unstable.
    • The absence of light, a void, a vacuum, nothingness is so extraordinary that it can only be part of the pre-creation world.
    • A jet engine requires oxygen from the atmosphere for combustion, and so cannot operate in the vacuum of space.
    • They operate like any rocket engine in the vacuum of space, by propelling gases in one direction to create an opposite and equal force on the craft.
    • In the old days of classical mechanics the idea of a vacuum was simple.
    • Cass is a physicist who wants the final confirmation of the theory by creating a perfect vacuum, the conditions under which the original Big Bang occurred.
    • A vacuum, which is not spatial, that is, a vacuum which does not even contain space, does not exist, and has never existed!
    • One doesn't determine the temperature of a vacuum.
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    (void)
    vacío masculine
    a power vacuum un vacío de poder
    • He is already looking ahead to other ideas to fill the vacuum which was created in Ripon when it lost 800 students and an estimated £4.5m a year from the city's economy.
    • In that sense, globalization has indeed created a huge spiritual vacuum.
    • The Bill addresses a regulatory vacuum which exists at national and international levels.
    • A Council spokesman assured residents services would be unaffected by the political vacuum.
    • A political vacuum must be avoided at all costs.
    • The resulting vacuum of leadership left space for new peace leaders.
    • The vacuum created by his death 24 years back still remains unfilled.
    • The Greens hope to exploit the resulting political vacuum to take over the " balance of power " in parliament.
    • There can't be a moral vacuum at the heart of this.
    • We hope that this denomination will be faithful to God and will fill the spiritual vacuum left by liberalism.
    • In rural Scotland the retiral of a sitting MP always creates a vacuum which other political parties rush to fill.
    • The loss of those 37,000 troops will create a power vacuum, as happened at the turn of the 19th century.
    • In such a vacuum of political criticism, one might expect national newspaper columnists to step in and make coherent remarks upon government policy.
    • Parliamentary elections in 2001 were easy because in 1999 it was obvious that there was a political vacuum needing to be filled in the society.
    • The apparently spontaneous nature of the uprising has created a political vacuum which may be hard to fill.
    • The vacuum created by their departure was filled by the club's most committed supporters, who set about raising money and bringing the club back from the brink.
    • The political vacuum could be filled as early as Wednesday but leaders are prepared for much longer discussions if the rank and file throw out their recommendations.
    • Because he has held the reins of power so tightly and for so long, there were predictions that his departure would leave a vacuum of power and generate chaos.
    • There will not be a security vacuum in that area at any time.
    • Perhaps the existential angst of one man is also meant as a reflection on the moral vacuum at the heart of a country partly known for its kidnapping, crime and corruption.

intransitive verb

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    pasar la aspiradora
    aspirar Latin America

transitive verb

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    pasar la aspiradora por
    aspirar Latin America
    to vacuum a carpet/room aspirar una alfombra/una habitación Latin America
    • Year in, year out, the display remained unchanged, though it was scrupulously vacuumed and dusted.
    • Next thing we know he'll be vacuuming the floor and dusting the shelves.
    • I was just vacuuming the floor when I found a knife between the kitchen bench and the computer desk.
    • Kids don't care if the room has been vacuumed and cleaned.
    • I was sick of being the only one who vacuumed common areas, cleaned the bath and toilet or did a load of dishes without quibbling whether I'd eaten off them.
    • Before washing, dust or vacuum walls to remove loose soil.
    • If this is just a musty smell, then vacuuming it out and masking it with potpourri or airing it out for a while might help.
    • A truck comes and vacuums out the tanks every month.
    • Make sure that the school is vacuumed and dusted regularly, that it's routinely treated by a pest control company, and that it's completely smoke free.
    • Harriet vacuumed the carpet and dusted the living room.
    • On Saturday he vacuumed and cleaned the kitchen.
    • The carpets were vacuumed and the bathroom was completely scrubbed clean.
    • I was just finishing up vacuuming the living room, when the phone rang.
    • Most people believe that vacuuming the carpet is essential for the control of head lice.
    • You avoid vacuuming the house as long as possible because your dog is afraid of the vacuum cleaner.
    • Apparently while I've been at work my son has cleaned up the house, even vacuuming it!
    • Sand slowly so you don't go through the veneer and vacuum frequently to remove dust.
    • How long can I ignore the fact that the living room hasn't been vacuumed all week?
    • I'm putting extra zeal into my scrubbing, dusting, vacuuming and cleaning.
    • As she was vacuuming the floor and thinking about the trip, the phone rang.