cordless


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cordless

(of an electrical device) operated by an internal battery so that no connection to mains supply or other apparatus is needed

cordless

A cordless device is wireless; however, the term is generally used only for portable phones. See cordless phone.
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Cordless stick vacuums, which employ batteries that can be re_ charged through a wall outlet, have emerged as equally effective in sucking up dirt and dust as vacuums you plug into a wall, but as more convenient in that you can go from room to room while vacuuming without having to disconnect the plug in the wall and replug it in an outlet in another room.