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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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He looked like a member of Spandau Ballet with sweepy hair and an immaculate outfit.