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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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Andrew Sharp, M&S technical manager, said: "This event is now the foremost soft fruit competition in Europe, and it is heartening for our growers and our customers to see Marks and Spencer quality fruit sweeping the board once again.
Retek customers Argos, Sainsbury's and Selfridges won awards with Argos sweeping the board as Retailer of the Year, Multi-Channel Retailer of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year and Retail Technology Solution of the Year.
Pilkington sweeps the board at Nefyn FORMER Welsh Amateur Champion Mark Pilkington made a blistering start to the North Wales Professional Golfers Alliance season by sweeping the board at Nefyn.