sweeper

[n] - an employee who sweeps (floors or streets etc.) 2. [n] - little-known nocturnal fish of warm shallow seas with an oblong compressed body
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Sweeper

Sweep'er noun One who, or that which, sweeps, or cleans by sweeping; a sweep; as, a carpet sweeper . « It is oxygen which is the great sweeper of the economy.» Huxley.
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sweeper

noun little-known nocturnal fish of warm shallow seas with an oblong compressed body
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Sweeper

• (n.) One who, or that which, sweeps, or cleans by sweeping; a sweep; as, a carpet sweeper.
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sweeper

any of the fishes of the genera Parapriaeanthus or Pempheris, in the family Pempheridae (order Perciformes), all of which occur in marine or ...
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Sweeper

[association football] The sweeper is a defensive position in football, so called because their job is to `sweep up` the ball before it can go into the goal. It was most commonly used by football teams in Europe until the 1990s. While the position usually has solely defensive duties, Franz Beckenbauer, the most famous sweeper, became famous...
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Sweeper

the defender that plays closest to his own goal behind the rest of the defenders; a team's last line of defense in front of the goalkeeper.
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Sweeper

A soccer player position. This player is a defender who roams the area behind the other defenders looking to "sweep up" any passes that get through.
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Sweeper

the defender that plays closest to his own goal behind the rest of the defenders; a team's last line of defense in front of the goalkeeper.
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Sweeper

1) A wide-breaking hook which carries a strike as though the pins were pushed with a broom; 2) a night of league bowling, previously designated, where bowling fees go toward high-scoring individuals or teams for that night.
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Sweeper

Sweepers are small, tropical marine (occasionally brackish) perciform fish of the family Pempheridae. Found in the western Atlantic Ocean and Indo-Pacific region, the family contains about 26 species in two genera. One species (Pempheris xanthoptera) is the target of subsistence fisheries in Japan, where the fish is much enjoyed for its taste. Swe...
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Sweeper

a defender whose role is to protect the space between the goalkeeper and the rest of the defence. Also referred to as libero.[49]
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Sweeper

Modern term, scorned by the purists, for a fielder on the extra-cover boundary, usually in a one-day match, to cut off an aggressive batsman's favourite scoring shot.
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Sweeper

A defensive player whose job is to roam behind the other defenders.
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Sweeper

A broad high-speed turn in racing.
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Sweeper

(1) WOOD that cleans remaining pins off deck (clears remaining pins). (2) Big hook, same as broom ba
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Sweeper

A wide turn.
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Sweeper

A wide turn.
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