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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Hoo·ver /ˈhuvɚ/

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners
           (1849-1932) [syn: William Hoover, William Henry
      2: United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48
         years (1895-1972) [syn: J. Edgar Hoover, John Edgar
      3: 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock
         market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was
         defeated for re-election by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
         [syn: Herbert Hoover, Herbert Clark Hoover, President
      4: a kind of vacuum cleaner
      v : clean with a vacuum cleaner; "vacuum the carpets" [syn: vacuum,