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swipe

a type of lever for raising and lowering a weight, such as a bucket in a well
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swipe

(1) Sliding a finger or stylus across a touchscreen to scroll or move items around. Swiping, along with tapping, replaced mouse movement on a tablet and smartphone, although Bluetooth mice are also used with tablets. See multitouch.

(2) (Swype) A unique touchscreen keyboard. See Swype.

(3) To pass an ID or credit card with a magnetic stripe through a reader. See magnetic stripe.
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The 'Fin Bluetooth ring', developed by RHL Vision, is able detect swipes and taps across the wearer's hand and when it detects a gesture, it sends the command off to the connected devices.
The Vac+Dust with Swipes vacuum is part of Dirt Devil's Quick Clean line.