Nature abhors a vacuum
This page is about the saying "Nature abhors a vacuum"
Empty spaces become filled very quickly.
nature (noun) = the force that we regard as controlling the physical world, plants, animals etc | abhor (verb) = detest; hate | vacuum (noun) = a space with nothing in it (not even air or gas)
Origin: Aristotle (ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, 384-322BC) first suggested that "nature abhors a vacuum" to explain why water pumps worked (an astute if not totally accurate observation).
According to the saying "nature abhors a vacuum", if you abandoned a town house and left it empty
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Contributor: Josef Essberger