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sweeping

[′swēp·iŋ]
(navigation)
The process of towing a line or object below the surface in order to determine whether an area is free from isolated submerged hazards to vessels and to determine the position of any such hazards that exist, or to determine the least depth of an area.
The process of clearing an area or channel of mines or other hazards to navigation.
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Sweeping work in 2019 in the Department of Operations Westhessen
The pallet is then automatically moved into the depalletizing area, where the operator moves the array up to the exit level, and manually slides the push bar across sweeping the bottles off the stack.
In Game Two, in fact, with the pressure of sweeping the conference mounting on their shoulders, the Blaze Spikers crashed and burned in the second and third sets en route to a 25-21, 19-25, 20-25, 17-25 defeat.
Once I knew more about chimney sweeping, I decided it was something I had to do.
[ClickPress, Fri Sep 28 2018] Commercial Sweeping Machine Market: Overview From soft carpet to hard surfaces, the commercial sweeping machines provide high-calibre, quiet operation and the feature of cleaning floor edge and aisle centre in a single pass.
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21 June 2018 - US-based power sweeping company SCA Sweeping Corp.
The key point of this process was the tool sweeping motion, which could enlarge the stir zone and provide good mechanical properties for Swept-FSSWs.
WORCESTER -- The city Department of Public Works & Parks will begin sweeping streets Monday in the areas bounded by Millbury Street, Granite Street, McKeon Road, the Millbury town line, and the Auburn town line; as well as Eureka Street, Main Street, Stafford Street, Heard Street and Knox Street.
The participants will play an active role in sweeping mines and promoting post-war reconstruction.
Recently, sweeping has been reinterpreted as a control mechanism for the modification of existing shapes, rather than as a primary shape model.