sweep 的 3 个定义
- to move or remove with or as if with a broom, brush, or the like.
- to clear or clean of dirt, litter, or the like, by means of a broom or brush.
- to drive or carry by some steady force, as of a wind or wave: The wind swept the snow into drifts.
- to sweep a floor, room, etc., with or as if with a broom: The new broom sweeps well.
- to move steadily and strongly or swiftly.
- to move or pass in a swift but stately manner: Proudly, she swept from the room.
- the act of sweeping, especially a moving, removing, clearing, etc., by or as if by the use of a broom: to give the house a good sweep.
- the steady, driving motion or swift onward course of something moving with force or without interruption: the sweep of the wind and the waves.
- an examination by electronic detection devices of a room or building to determine the presence of hidden listening devices.
brush off, away
- sweep off someone's feet
- sweep under the rug
- make a clean sweep
- new broom sweeps clean
- (sweep) off someone's feet
- Unless it’s a clean sweep by the Democrats, none of this will happen.
- The chytrid pandemic was selecting frogs based on their microbes—a selective sweep in which amphibians harboring one microbial community survived above all others.
- This gravel handlebar keeps the controls in the same neutral position as a standard road handlebar and creates sweep below the controls for a wider, more confident hand position when riding in the drops.
- There’s also no evidence that a single sweep of the virus through the population would lead to herd immunity, says Sten Vermund, dean of the Yale School of Public Health.
- Although several players have gotten close, and several others seem like they’ve played for every single team in a league, there are surprisingly few who have made a clean sweep of a given division.
- Decorative yes, but a daily handbag that will sweep through the closets of women worldwide?
- In the long sweep of LGBT equality, it could have stood as a seminal moment.
- The “24-hour news cycle” just makes them harder to sweep under the rug and ignore.
- It was a street-sweep, and violence had broken out, and the government was cracking down.
- The remains were shipped to Fiji just as the war was about to sweep the region.
- To talk German was beyond the sweep of my dizziest ambition, but an Italian runner or porter instantly presented himself.
- He walked up the sweep of sandy drive to the hotel and went through the big glass doors.
- Thenceforth, it ebbed, though it raged madly for a while in the effort to sweep away the obstruction.
- And then if the ghost of a chimney-sweep were to appear—and why not the spirit of a sweep as well as anybody else?
- It is otherwise with the people who dwell upon the land over which these atmospheric convulsions sweep.