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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She said that special Sweep lanes will be made available for tollways utilizing the card.
He said: "My promise with the Complete Sweep is to combine the best aspects of a traditional sweep service with contemporary knowledge about all aspects of flue and stove maintenance, and modern technology, when appropriate.
Sweep won his first competition last August and has since amassed a huge haul of trophies, ribbons and accolades.
Unfortunately, most homeowners have no understanding of inspection levels and may rely on a sweep to make sure the fireplace system is completely safe.
A third appointment is required to apply a chemical neutralizer and do a final sweep.
If you have any interesting or funny chimney sweep stories, drop me a line - Ray Marshall, Remember When, Evening Chronicle, Groat Market, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1ED or email ray.
Is it better to sweep faster, or to press down into the ice with more force?
Chimney sweeps are also giving out information on the free home fire safety checks offered by the North Wales Fire Service.
A chimney sweep should be physically fit with energy and stamina and be able to work on their own initiative.
2] + 5 = 30 "lines" of chess piece sweeps makes the square an order 5 finite Affine plane.
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.