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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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Intermedium's San Diego office will continue to serve as the Operations Center for the sweep business.
However, a sweep surface has some restrictions on cross-sectional shapes.
The alternative is to use a sweep auger, which as the name suggests, sweeps across the silo floor, transferring the remaining grain via a screw to the silo outlet.
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.
A year after he was taken in by bus driver Euan Paterson, three-year-old Sweep has earned a spot on the national team and is preparing compete in Italy.
Jones, who has been a sweep for 25 years, was asked to sweep the chimney and carried out the work on September 5, 2008.
The Chimney Sweep - "Jack-of-All-Trades, Master of None?"
A useful CSIA publication is Successful Chimney Sweeping, which sweeps can purchase as part of certification.
WARWICKSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people with open fires to ensure their chimney is fire safe by booking a registered chimney sweep during Chimney Fire Safety Week this week.
As you will usually be self-employed, you will need to find an experienced chimney sweep who will train you on the job before you set up in business.
Chimney sweep Dawn McDermott will be happy to explain the difference.
Conventional sweep cables have equal diameters throughout, and no structures to interrupt their contact with the seafloor.