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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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Jones, who has been a sweep for 25 years, was asked to sweep the chimney and carried out the work on September 5, 2008.
Sweeps also check for proper clearance from combustibles in these areas.
. National Association of Chimney Sweeps (NACS), www.chimneyworks.
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The partnership will allow Clean Sweeps to gain an entry into the bar and restaurant industry with new installations in Jacksonville, Florida.
The potential for reducing damage to the physical and biological features of these habitats by raising sweeps a short distance off the bottom is dependent on the presence of low vertical relief or flexible structures of the bottom relief.
From that day forward the king announced that all sweeps were to be seen as lucky figures.
SWEEPS HILL bids to maintain his unbeaten record - one albeit courtesy of the disqualification of Dunguib from the Paddy Power Champion INH Flat Race at Punchestown in April - when he makes his hurdling debut today.