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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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Taking part in the debate Amir Nawab said that the Muslim presently working as sweepers should be adjusted as watchmen and peons in different departments as soon as possible.
While not the focus of, nor measured in this research project, industrial hygienists experienced in foundry operations have found sweeper operator exposures to be low compared to other foundry activities.
One of the relatives of Desai captured on video the sweeper giving stitches as the doctor on duty and staff stood aside.
The President of the Sarrafa Association of Sukkur, Jawed Memon, tells me: "In Karachi and other cities sweepers have to pay a certain amount to the shopkeepers for sifting through the drains for gold particles near their shops, but in Sukkur they are not charged a single penny and we pay them a good amount for the gold that they find after hard toil."
"Can you believe they pushed the note under the door?" "Before or after bowel movements?" asked Sweeper's assistant, matter-of-factly.
The road sweeper toppled over and started smoking, above; the footage shows children walking away from the vehicle
"So again, it's tactics, it's a big day, who cares less what you do if you get to an All-Ireland semi-final and I think that Cork may struggle against the sweeper system."
of being drunk road sweeper Carruthers, since his emerged Newcastle City the which May stand.
Sylvia informed residents on the town's website last week that the new street sweeper would be working longer hours to catch up.
The chief medical officer (CMO) of Barmer later told the media that the sweeper was fired for his act.
For safety, sweeper includes hopper safety arm engagement from operator seat and impact-absorbing, roto-molded body with 5 mph bumper.
Sweeper Catalina Cortez from Manila, 64, said she was grateful for having a regular employment despite her old age."Maliit man ang kinikita ko, malaki naman ang naitutulong nito upang mabigyan ko ng magandang bukas ang aking mga apo (Though my earnings are small, they're a big help to fulfill the dreams of my grandchildren)," said the grandmother of seven.