Found 4 items, similar to Sweep.
English → Indonesian
English → Indonesian
membujur, menyapu, sikatan, usapan
English → English
n 1: a wide scope; “the sweep of the plains”
2: someone who cleans soot from chimneys [syn: chimneysweeper
3: winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge [syn: slam
4: a long oar used in an open boat [syn: sweep oar
5: (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by
running around the end of the line [syn: end run
6: a movement in an arc; “a sweep of his arm”
v 1: sweep across or over; “Her long skirt brushed the floor”
gasp swept cross the audience”
2: move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions; “The diva
swept into the room”
; “Shreds of paper sailed through the
; “The searchlights swept across the sky”
3: sweep with a broom or as if with a broom; “Sweep the crumbs
off the table”
; “Sweep under the bed”
4: force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of
action; “They were swept up by the events”
; “don't drag me
into this business”
, sweep up
, drag in
5: to cover or extend over an area or time period; “Rivers
traverse the valley floor”
, “The parking lot spans 3
; “The novel spans three centuries”
6: clean by sweeping; “Please sweep the floor”
7: win an overwhelming victory in or on; “Her new show dog
swept all championships”
8: cover the entire range of
9: make a big sweeping gesture or movement [syn: swing
, swing out
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Swept
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [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.
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 a mold
or To sweep up a mold
(Founding), to form
the sand into a mold by a templet, instead of compressing
it around the pattern.
1. The act of sweeping.
2. The compass or range of a stroke; as, a long sweep.
3. The compass of any turning body or of any motion; as, the
sweep of a door; the sweep of the eye.
4. The compass of anything flowing or brushing; as, the flood
carried away everything within its sweep.
5. Violent and general destruction; as, the sweep of an
6. Direction and extent of any motion not rectlinear; as, the
sweep of a compass.
7. Direction or departure of a curve, a road, an arch, or the
like, away from a rectlinear line.
The road which makes a small sweep. --Sir W.
8. One who sweeps; a sweeper; specifically, a chimney
9. (Founding) A movable templet for making molds, in loam
(a) The mold of a ship when she begins to curve in at the
rungheads; any part of a ship shaped in a segment of
(b) A large oar used in small vessels, partly to propel
them and partly to steer them.
11. (Refining) The almond furnace. [Obs.]
12. A long pole, or piece of timber, moved on a horizontal
fulcrum fixed to a tall post and used to raise and lower
a bucket in a well for drawing water. [Variously written
, and swipe
13. (Card Playing) In the game of casino, a pairing or
combining of all the cards on the board, and so removing
them all; in whist, the winning of all the tricks
(thirteen) in a hand; a slam.
14. pl. The sweeping of workshops where precious metals are
worked, containing filings, etc.
, a net for drawing over a large compass.
Sweep of the tiller
(Naut.), a circular frame on which the
, v. i.
1. To clean rooms, yards, etc., or to clear away dust, dirt,
litter, etc., with a broom, brush, or the like.
2. To brush swiftly over the surface of anything; to pass
with switness and force, as if brushing the surface of
anything; to move in a stately manner; as, the wind sweeps
across the plain; a woman sweeps through a drawing-room.
3. To pass over anything comprehensively; to range through
with rapidity; as, his eye sweeps through space.