sweep


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sweep

(swēp),
The travel of the beam of a cathode ray oscilloscope from left to right, representing the time axis, produced by an artificially generated sawtooth voltage.

sweep

(swep)
To clear debris away, e.g., from the mouth during resuscitation.
See: finger sweep.
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The Complete Sweep delivers the full range of traditional sweep services, along with nest and blockage removal, refitting of chimney pots and gas terminals, and the supply and fit of cages, caps and cowls.
The sweep must comply with the applicable NFPA 211 Standard for Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents and Solid Fuel-Burning Appliances.
Ideally, cleaning is done regularly enough that a worker can easily sweep the chimney--hence the occupation's title--before the soot becomes glossy and combustible.
The story behind this is that, hundreds of years ago, the king's carriage was saved by a sweep when its horses ran out of control.
The two players not playing a stone will be available to sweep the stone as directed by the skip.
CHIMNEY sweeps are teaming up with North Wales firefighters in the latest campaign to reduce house blazes this winter.
After completing a job, the chimney sweep issues a safety certificate and recommends a date for re-sweeping.
For example, a B-knight sweep is BAT-BEN-BOW-BUS-RIB.
Many people with log and coal fires are also unaware of how often they need to sweep them to stay safe, NACS president Martin Glynn warned.
In recent years the softwood lumber industry has widely adopted curve sawing technology to increase lumber yield from sawlogs that exhibit sweep (Woodward 2003, Corino et al.
Manual setting of up to 20 steps is accomplished in the operation mode "manual sweep.