sweep

  1. a wide scope
  2. someone who cleans soot from chimneys
  3. winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
  4. a long oar used in an open boat
  5. (football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line
  6. a movement in an arc

Sweep

the curvature of a gouge, ranging from flat (little curvature, but not actually flat else it would be a chisel) to deep or quick.
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Sweep

[rowing] Sweep or sweep-oar rowing is a type of rowing when a rower has one oar, usually held with both hands. As each rower has only one oar, the rowers have to be paired so that there is an oar on each side of the boat. This is in contrast to sculling when a rower has two oars, one in each hand. In the UK the term is less used as the term...
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Sweep

The steering oar on keel boats, rafts, etc.
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sweep

[n] - a wide scope 2. [n] - a long oar used in an open boat 3. [n] - a movement in an arc 4. [v] - cover the entire range of 5. [v] - move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions 6. [v] - clean by sweeping 7. [v] - sweep with a broom or as if with a broom 8. [v] - win an overwhelming victory in or on
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Sweep

A modelling technique similar to extrusion in which a twodimensional profile is replicated along a path, then joined to form a continuous three-dimensional surface. Unlike extrusion, however, this path need not be perpendicular to the profile. By sweeping a circular profile along a helical path, for example, it would be possible to model a coiled c...
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Sweep

the rope (usually wire) between the otter board and trawl net.
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Sweep

Sweep transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Swept ; present participle & verbal noun Sweeping .] [ Middle English swepen ; akin to Anglo-Saxon swāpan . See Swoop , intransitive ver...
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Sweep

Sweep intransitive verb 1. To clean rooms, yards, etc., or to clear away dust, dirt, litter, etc., with a broom, brush, or the like. 2. To brush swiftly over the surface of anything; to pass with switness and force, as if brushing the surface of anything; to move in a stately manner; as,...
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Sweep

Sweep noun 1. The act of sweeping. 2. The compass or range of a stroke; as, a long sweep . 3. The compass of any turning body or of any motion; as, the sweep of a door; the sweep of the eye. 4. The compass of anything flowing or brushing; as, t...
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sweep

1. To pass a broom across (a surface) so as to remove loose dirt, dust, etc.; to brush, or rub over, with a broom for the purpose of cleaning; as, to sweep a floor, the street, or a chimney. Used also figuratively. 'I will sweep it with the besom of destruction.' (Isa. Xiv. 23) ... 2. To drive or carry along or off with a broom or a brush, or as if...
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sweep

sweep oar noun a long oar used in an open boat
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Sweep

• (v. i.) To pass over anything comprehensively; to range through with rapidity; as, his eye sweeps through space. • (v. i.) To clean rooms, yards, etc., or to clear away dust, dirt, litter, etc., with a broom, brush, or the like. • (n.) The compass of anything flowing or brushing; as, the flood carried away everything within its swe...
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sweep

(from the article `agricultural technology`) ...out in such a way that crop residues are left on the surface. This system is called trash farming, stubble mulch, or subsurface tillage. Principal ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/s/195

Sweep

The act of using all available cash flow for the repayment of debt service.
Found on http://www.duke.edu/~charvey/Classes/wpg/bfgloss.htm

Sweep

In a grappling confrontation, this is the process of manoeuvring from a disadvantageous position beneath your opponent to a more advantageous position on top of them.
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Sweep

[martial arts] == Standing == When standing it is a technique used to take an opponent to the ground by knocking their legs out from under them, so is classed as a throw or takedown The force of the sweep either runs perpendicular to the opponent`s leg or rises as it strikes the leg, lifting the foot from the ground. A sweep can be used to ...
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Sweep

The curvature of a structural member in the perpendicular transverse direction of its vertical axis. [] [T]
Found on http://www.areforum.org/up/GeneralStructures/JOIST%20AND%20STRUCTURAL%20GLO

sweep

spot displacement produced by the time base
Found on http://www.electropedia.org/iev/iev.nsf/display?openform&ievref=314-06-03

sweep

a running play in which several blockers lead a running back on a designed play to the outside. Depending on the number of blockers and the design of the play this is sometimes referred to as a 'power sweep' or 'student-body-right' (or left).
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Sweep

In a grappling confrontation, this is the process of manoeuvring from a disadvantageous position beneath your opponent to a more advantageous position on top of them.
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Sweep

A move where a competitor who has an opponent in the guard takes away the opponent’s balance, turns him over, and ends up on top, frequently in the mount. Sweeps are dependent upon the sweeper’s ability to remove all of the opponent’s supports on one side, by making it impossible for the opponent to `base out” with a hand or a foot.
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Sweep

Sweep is slang for to remove listening devices from a place.
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sweep

Type: Term Pronunciation: swēp Definitions: 1. 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.
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=87313

sweep

Refers to the course design where the obstacles are set in a a long, circular pattern.
Found on http://budhouston.wordpress.com/a-glossary-of-dog-agility-terms/
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