noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
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Words nearby sweeps
Example sentences from the Web for sweeps
Sophisticated, nuanced, melodious pop music, that sweeps you away.
For humans, Shark Week is just a once-a-year sweeps event for the Discovery Channel.Shark Deathmatch, Crazy ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag, and More Viral Videos|Alex Chancey|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The camera sweeps over to a room filled with seemingly holographic monitors as two technicians scramble.Gamers Want to Game: Video Games Aren't Blockbuster Movies|Alec Kubas-Meyer|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pulses are from a beam of light produced by the intense magnetic field, which sweeps across Earth as the neutron star rotates.
The blood rushed to my head, but I only answered, “A new broom sweeps clean.”Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A gilded coach, drawn by the most beautiful horses in the richest trappings, sweeps along the streets—a gorgeous vision.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Fresh gangs manned the sweeps and the riders on the eastern bank eased their pace to a walk.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Each time the tidal wave sweeps in toward the shore it urges the finer particles of sediment along with it.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
The night wind sweeps across the cheerless park, chilling us to the bone.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
The janitor should wash the clothes-racks with the acid bichloride solution every time he sweeps.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley