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swept back

swept back
Variable sweep back.
A wing planform in which the tip of the leading edge of the wing is behind the root of the leading edge. Some combat aircraft have a variable sweepback to permit operations at various speeds. Also known as backswept.
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The vehicle features larger and more swept back headlights, bolder character lines in the front fascia with the signature Volvo grille, new taillights and dual exhaust.
The tanned, well-spoken woman was aged 26-28, of medium build, with a sharp nose and brown hair swept back.
NEATH swept back to the top of the Premiership with a bonus point in a 35-22 win at GLAMORGAN WANDERERS.
He made his comments after a new opinion poll recorded a five point surge for FF to 41 per cent - the same support it won when it swept back to power in 2002.
If the Liberal Democrats do not come up with a policy of support for an English parliament or an attractive alternative they could be swept back to the Celtic fringe again.
He is 5ft 11in, fair, slim with grey-white collar-length hair swept back. When last seen he was wearing a black suit, black shirt, black shoes and yellow framed sunglasses.
The offender is described as a white man, 5ft 6ins tall, of slim build with red or ginger swept back hair.
Defending champions Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna stole a march on Valencia, but `Los Che' swept back to top spot with a convincing 4-0 demolition of lowly Espanyol, with Mist a (2),Ruben Baraja and Vicente scoring.
I KNOW that a lot of women feel that they're all face and hat when their hair is swept back in a chignon or ponytail.
FORMER Dundee United manager and chairman Jim McLean was all smiles as he swept back into Tannadice yesterday - but he was immediately put in his place by new vice-chairman Gibby Haggert.
The Dead Ringer from Satellite is a hybrid head" whose blades start from a swept back position and remain there throughout flight.
It features hexagonal front grille, swept back headlamps, split belt-line and third side window kick-up, and an advanced pigment paint scheme.