vacuum up

vacuum something up (from something)

to clean something up from something with a vacuum cleaner. Fred vacuumed the dirt up from the carpet. He vacuumed up the birdseed from the kitchen floor.
See also: up, vacuum
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Designed for use with low-pressure and/or vacuum permanent mold casting systems, this furnace allows the melt to be held in a vacuum and then drawn by pressure or vacuum up into the mold.