Sweeper vs Vacuum - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between sweeper and vacuum
is that sweeper
is one who sweeps floors or chimneys while vacuum
is a region of space that contains no matter.
As a verb vacuum is
to clean (something) with a vacuum cleaner.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
One who sweeps floors or chimneys
A detector (for mines)
A small, tropical marine perciform fish of the family , typically with deeply keeled, compressed bodies and large eyes.
(football) A defender who is the last line of defence before the goalkeeper
(curling) A person who sweeps the ice ahead of the rock in play.
(cricket) A batsman who plays sweep shots
(cricket) A fielding position along the boundary; a fielder in this position
A tree that has fallen over a river with branches extending into the water.
* ..tree will be hanging over the water about canoe level (a sweeper )..
Basic Essentials Canoe Paddling, 3rd - Page 62
* So named because they can sweep passengers from a boat, they can also capsize a canoe, especially when paddlers lean too far away from the sweeper ..
River Running: Canoeing, Kayaking, Rowing, Rafting - Page 102
A region of space that contains no matter.
A vacuum cleaner.
The condition of rarefaction, or reduction of pressure below that of the atmosphere, in a vessel, such as the condenser of a steam engine, which is nearly exhausted of air or steam, etc.
- a vacuum of 26 inches of mercury, or 13 pounds per square inch
* In the sense of "a region of space that contains no matter", the plural of vacuum' is either '''vacua''' or '''vacuums'''. In the sense of a "vacuum cleaner" ' vacuums is the only plural.
* The Latin in vacuo'' is sometimes used instead of ''in a vacuum (in free space).
* (vacuum cleaner) hoover (British )
* (region of space that contains no matter) plenum
* power vacuum
* vacuum brake
* vacuum cleaner
* vacuum pan
* vacuum valve
To clean (something) with a vacuum cleaner.
To use a vacuum cleaner.
* (transitive sense) to hoover (British)
* (intransitive sense) to do the hoovering, to hoover (British)