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sweep·ing / ˈswēping/ • adj. wide in range or effect: we cannot recommend any sweeping alterations. ∎  extending or performed in a long, continuous curve: sweeping, desolate moorlands a smooth sweeping motion. ∎  (of a statement) taking no account of particular cases or exceptions; too general: a sweeping assertion. • n. (sweepings) dirt or refuse collected by sweeping: the sweepings from the house. DERIVATIVES: sweep·ing·ly adv. sweep·ing·ness n.

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sweeping Moving a geometric element along a given path so as to form a new element as its locus; for example, a circle sweeping along a straight line creates a cylinder. The dimensionality of the resulting sweep surface is often higher than that of the generator, even though they are both embedded in the same space.

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