horizontal sweep

horizontal sweep

[‚här·ə′zänt·əl ′swēp]
(electronics)
The sweep of the electron beam from left to right across the screen of a cathode-ray tube.
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I knew my traveller with his broad and jetty eyebrows; his square forehead, made squarer by the horizontal sweep of his black hair.
Figure 7 shows the detection in time of two consecutive transits of the flying spot, equivalent to the time of a single horizontal sweep of the pencil beam.
5 mm - width of horizontal sweep: 1000 mm - x-ray beam horizontal sweep time: 5.
km unlimited mileage Meanwhile, a pair of chrome louvres extend left and right either side of the central star, tapering off at the outer edges and creating a sporty arrow-shaped horizontal sweep which provides the front end with a very pronounced V-shape.
Also fitting with this image is the new design of the rear lights; at their lower ends, the lights now finish with a horizontal sweep, said Burrluck.
This is formed by a contrasting horizontal sweep of the corrugated iron and the vertical sleepers.
In a conventional set, an electron gun in back of the set illuminates half the scanning lines with each horizontal sweep.

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