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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.
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sweep

(swep)
To clear debris away, e.g., from the mouth during resuscitation.
See: finger sweep.
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Headquartered in Richmond, VA, Hy-Tech serves hundreds of properties, performs highway sweeping for state departments of transportation as well as provides municipal sweeping throughout the eastern seaboard from Washington DC to Charleston, SC.
USA Services of Florida, Inc was founded in 1989 as a small, family-owned business and has grown into the largest street sweeping provider in the southeast United Statessweeping over 400,000 miles of roads annually.
Next, a feed rate of 30 mm/min and a path radius of 1.5 mm were applied for sweeping. Finally, a final depth of 3.1 mm was applied for filling.
[14] Hyun, D.-E., Yoon, S.-H., Kim, M.-S., Juttler, B., "Modeling and deformation of arms and legs based on ellipsoidal sweeping", In Proc.
"This week we will bring into operation a mine sweeping system that we are now working on so that if the trans-regional enemies take a (hostile) move in this region, we could be able to sweep the seabed," the Iranian Navy commander said.
A chimney professional normally provides sweeping that includes a very limited inspection of the chimney system's visible parts, known as a Level I inspection.
Furthermore, sweeping requires little training or money for startup, so entering the occupation is easy.
Sweeping faster (greater brush head velocity) will also increase the heat generated causing a corresponding reduction in stone-ice friction.
"If you have a gas fire chimney it still needs sweeping and to be looked at.
Scientists had worried that the tsunami might badly damage the land surface, too, by permanently sweeping away much of the islands' sand.
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.