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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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This is the inspection that occurs during the sweeping process under normal conditions.
The commissioner said it is expected to take 10 to 12 weeks to complete all residential street sweeping.
Other than the institutes' seminars and workshops, there are no formal credentialing programs specific to chimney sweeping.
20m brush head used in a conventional sweeping style, standing just in front of the stone perpendicular to the direction of travel, will need to sweep at a rate of 10Hz (sweep 10 times per second) for the brush to cover the same area of ice more than once (Figure.
The conclusion of the study is that "Membrane sweeping at initiation of labor induction increased the spontaneous vaginal delivery rate, reduced oxytocic drug use, shortened induction to delivery interval, and improved patient satisfaction.
Everyone's sweeping everything under the rug, like an accountant with a bad toupee who thinks you don't notice iris rug.
The sweeping gear removes the snow residuals effectively with a broom which, is fitted underneath the centre frame between trailer and coupling unit.
We hope to learn the effects street sweeping has on stormwater runoff and, in particular, if the type of sweeper--mechanical versus regenerative air--makes any difference," said Mike Higgins, Elgin director of sales and dealer development.
The correlation between field-sweep and temperature-sweep hysteresis suggests that sweeping to higher temperatures (lower [I.
The drive across the circle begins with the lower body leading the throw in a sweeping soccer kicking motion with the inside of the right thigh (ahead of the trunk) turning counter-clockwise, and the upper body turning clockwise.
1 : moving or extending in a wide curve or over a wide area a sweeping glance <a sweeping driveway> <Jason dodged the sweeping blade.
This whole business of sweeping a season series is a rarity for the historically terrible Clippers.