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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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South Savo Rescue Department requested offers sweeping the Ministry of Interior of Regulation (539/2005) cleaning of fireplaces and flues of the chimney-sweeping circuits 12 Kangasniemi and 18 July Water and Enonkoski) areas.
1-800-SWEEPER is a nationwide service network of independently owned power sweeping companies offering parking lot sweeping, street sweeping and a variety of construction-related sweeping services.
Chimney sweeps need to be extremely careful when performing their inspection and sweeping activities, due to the risk of harm that can result from an improper inspection or service of a chimney system.
commissioner of public works and parks, said residential street sweeping will begin April 4, with crews starting on those streets in the Thursday trash collection route area.
The National Chimney Sweep Guild says that homeowners should expect to pay up to $300 for routine inspection and sweeping, depending on geographical, structural, and other factors.
Depending on the handle of the stone, sweeping on the left or right of the stone can then enhance or partially correct for the friction asymmetry and therefore enhance or reduce the curl of a stone.
The course is approved by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), and covers basic sweeping techniques and safety regulations.
The couple soon discovered that they needed extra income to pay the large mortgage and thought chimney sweeping would be provide an added, rather than their main, income.
A study was published in the March 2006 issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology investigating the possible benefits of membrane sweeping (also called stripping the membranes) in conjunction with formal medical induction.
Viewpoint of Calabasas took sole possession of first place Tuesday by sweeping Providence of Burbank.
Now everyone is avoiding subject after unpleasant subject, especially when it comes to gays, in a manic orgy of sweeping.
c] at a given angle, determined by sweeping the angles in a given magnetic field, can be 17 % different from the [I.