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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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Local Labour wins, but Tories sweep the board The Labour party had swept the board at the General Election in Cleveland, although the Conservatives won nationally, bringing Britain's first woman Prime Minister to power, Margaret Thatcher..
Paul mayo defied the difficult conditions to sweep the board at this week's PGA pro-am at Royal Porthcawl.
For the first time in 16 years I'm seeing a brilliant LFC team emerging - we just need that missing piece of the jigsaw and I'm convinced we will sweep the board again.
Shame they didn't include the international nominees, with Arcade Fire set to sweep the board. P C