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
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    (void)
    vacío masculine
    our community does not exist in a vacuum nuestra comunidad no vive aislada (del resto del mundo)
    • a power vacuum un vacío de poder

intransitive verb

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    pasar la aspiradora
    aspirar Latin America
    • A jet engine requires oxygen from the atmosphere for combustion, and so cannot operate in the vacuum of space.
    • 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.
    • Not only was the cosmos expanding, but a repulsive pressure within the vacuum of space was also causing the expansion to accelerate.
    • A vacuum, which is not spatial, that is, a vacuum which does not even contain space, does not exist, and has never existed!
    • 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.
    • One doesn't determine the temperature of a vacuum.
    • 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.
    • The absence of light, a void, a vacuum, nothingness is so extraordinary that it can only be part of the pre-creation world.
    • He conceived of the Void as a vacuum, an infinite space in which moved an infinite number of atoms that made up Being.
    • Dangers in the lunar environment include radiation, extreme temperatures, and the vacuum of space.
    • Radiation, for example, is the only method by which internal energy can be transferred through a vacuum.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Since by definition it contains no matter, the vacuum of space itself has NO temperature.
    • In the near vacuum of space, they travel along together.
    • Operating in the near vacuum of space, ion engines shoot out the propellant gas much faster than the jet of a chemical rocket.
    • Studying the plasma, scientists could expose the fundamental nature of matter and the vacuum that permeates the cosmos.
    • 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.
    • In rural Scotland the retiral of a sitting MP always creates a vacuum which other political parties rush to fill.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • We hope that this denomination will be faithful to God and will fill the spiritual vacuum left by liberalism.
    • 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.
    • A political vacuum must be avoided at all costs.
    • The resulting vacuum of leadership left space for new peace leaders.
    • The Bill addresses a regulatory vacuum which exists at national and international levels.
    • In that sense, globalization has indeed created a huge spiritual vacuum.
    • The Greens hope to exploit the resulting political vacuum to take over the " balance of power " in parliament.
    • The loss of those 37,000 troops will create a power vacuum, as happened at the turn of the 19th century.
    • A Council spokesman assured residents services would be unaffected by the political vacuum.
    • There will not be a security vacuum in that area at any time.
    • The vacuum created by his death 24 years back still remains unfilled.
    • 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.
    • There can't be a moral vacuum at the heart of this.

transitive verb

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    pasar la aspiradora por
    aspirar Latin America
    to vacuum a carpet/room pasar la aspiradora por una alfombra/una habitación