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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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Federal law regulates sweepstakes by imposing disclosure requirements on sweepstakes' entry materials sent by mail.
The nation's largest high school meet will be highlighted by the Division III, IV and V sweepstakes races on Friday and the Division I and II individual and team sweepstakes on Saturday.
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Under the settlement, USPE has agreed to include ``a clear and conspicuous sweepstakes fact sheet in all of its future sweepstakes mailings,'' Lockyer said.
We have a huge, yearlong sweepstakes going on'' with prizes like vacations, air travel, cruises and big-screen TVs, said Margie Healy of Korbel Champagne Cellars in Guerneville.
The initial response to the Sweepstakes campaign has been highly positive, as E-statement enrollments have soared
While sweepstakes company executives play down the subscription decline, they too acknowledge that the last two years have not been the best of times.
Dallas, Texas Based Promotional Firm and Web2Corp Offer Largest Internet Sweepstakes in Indian History
AmSouth Bank (NYSE:ASO) will offer AmSouth customers the chance to have their mortgage paid off this fall as part of the AmSouth Bank 'Home Free' Sweepstakes launching today.
Following last year's campaign success, Qantas has re-launched the sweepstakes with new, exciting travel prizes as well as enhanced ways to interact with Vic, ask questions about traveling to Australia or New Zealand and start planning your next vacation.
DENVER -- MapQuest Announces Crossfire Summer Giveaway Sweepstakes to Win a Chrysler Crossfire Roadster Limited