sweep


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Synonyms for sweep

Synonyms for sweep

to wield boldly and dramatically

a wide and open area, as of land, sky, or water

an area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power

Synonyms for sweep

a wide scope

someone who cleans soot from chimneys

winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge

a long oar used in an open boat

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(American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line

a movement in an arc

sweep across or over

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move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions

sweep with a broom or as if with a broom

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force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

to cover or extend over an area or time period

clean by sweeping

win an overwhelming victory in or on

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cover the entire range of

make a big sweeping gesture or movement

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StoneCastle Cash Management, LLC extends the reach of its operational and technology platforms through a daily cash sweep solution made available to brokerages, RIAs, trusts, and other programs offered through financial intermediaries and wealth managers.
In this paper, we reformulate the traditional sweep surface by extending the rational B-spline motion M(v) to a bivariate motion M (u, v), while simplifying the cross-sectional curve C(u) or surface [C.sub.v](u) to a single point p.
The Guttridge Silo Sweep Auger is made from galvanised steel to improve longevity and reduce the risk of product contamination from flaking paint.
He said: "My promise with the Complete Sweep is to combine the best aspects of a traditional sweep service with contemporary knowledge about all aspects of flue and stove maintenance, and modern technology, when appropriate.
Martin P Glynn, president of the National Association of Chimney Sweeps, said: "This tragic case highlights the necessity of using a trained and competent chimney sweep who works to a professional standard as stipulated in the National Code of Practice.
Cleaning is normally performed by a chimney sweep. Unfortunately, states currently do not certify chimney sweeps; one need only obtain a business license from the authority having jurisdiction to offer homeowners their services.
The fire service has teamed up with local chimney sweeps to pass on the safety message.
Setting up as a chimney sweep can be expensive, as you will need to buy all your equipment and a van for transporting it, and advertise your business.
A chimney sweep--also called a "sweep"--inspects chimneys as well as cleans them.
We used a high-resolution, rapid-update sonar (SoundMetrics DIDSON, Dual-frequency IDentification SONar, Lake Forest Park, WA) to observe how the sweep modifications affected sea floor contact.
It got me thinking of the old days and I'm now asking readers if they can remember that essential workman, the chimney sweep - it's hard to find one nowadays and they are probably known now as chimney technicians.
Sweep switches are a niche product, but they're particularly useful in renovation projects when it's expensive and unnecessary to rip out an old lighting system.
Players sweep the ice in front of the stone to momentarily increase the temperature of the ice as the stone passes over it and reduce the friction between the stone and the ice (Buckingham et al., 2006).
1 : to remove with a broom or brush <Please sweep up the dirt.>