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Definition of Swept
SweptSweep Sweep, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Swept; p. pr. & vb. n.
Sweeping.] [OE. swepen; akin to AS. sw[=a]pan. See Swoop,
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.
2. To drive or carry along or off with a broom or a brush, or
as if with a broom; to remove by, or as if by, brushing;
as, to sweep dirt from a floor; the wind sweeps the snow
from the hills; a freshet sweeps away a dam, timber, or
rubbish; a pestilence sweeps off multitudes.
The hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies. --Isa.
I have already swept the stakes. --Dryden.
3. To brush against or over; to rub lightly along.
Their long descending train, With rubies edged and
sapphires, swept the plain. --Dryden.
4. To carry with a long, swinging, or dragging motion; hence,
to carry in a stately or proud fashion.
And like a peacock sweep along his tail. --Shak.
5. To strike with a long stroke.
Wake into voice each silent string, And sweep the
sounding lyre. --Pope.
6. (Naut.) To draw or drag something over; as, to sweep the
bottom of a river with a net.
7. To pass over, or traverse, with the eye or with an
instrument of observation; as, to sweep the heavens with a
To sweep, or sweep up, a mold (Founding), to form the
sand into a mold by a templet, instead of compressing it
around the pattern. SweptSwept Swept,
imp. & p. p. of Sweep.
Meaning of Swept from wikipedia
to: Sweep, the action
to clean Chimney
sweep, a worker
ash and soot from chimneys Street
- A swept
wing is a wing that angles either backward
or occasionally forward
from its root rather
than in a straight sideways
direction. Swept wings
Away is a 2002 adventure comedy romance
by Guy Ritchie; it is a remake
of Lina Wertmüller's 1974 Italian
film of the same...
- A forward-swept
wing is an aircraft
the quarter-chord line of the wing has a forward
sweep. Typically, the leading
- Swept Under
is a 2015 Canadian thriller directed
by Michel Poulette about
a crime-scene cleaner, Morgan
(Devin Kelley), who discovers evidence
Away (Italian: Travolti
da un insolito destino
nell'azzurro mare d'agosto; the full English title
Away... by an Unusual Destiny
in the Blue...
is the fifth studio album
and third internationally released album
Away may refer
Away (television), an episode
I Shouldn't Be Alive Swept
Away (Steve Hunter
- Engine displacement
is the measure
of the cylinder volume swept
by all of the pistons
of a piston
chambers. It is commonly...
is the third album
in 1991. The album includes
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