From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Sweeping)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Sweep or swept may refer to:


  • Sweep, the action of using a brush to clean
  • Chimney sweep, a worker who clears ash and soot from chimneys
  • Street sweeper, a person's occupation, or a machine that cleans streets
  • Swept quartz, a cleaning of quartz crystal from alkali metal ions

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]


  • Bug sweeping, the common name for electronic countersurveillance
  • Minesweeper (ship), a small naval ship designed to engage in minesweeping
  • Minesweeping, the practice of removing explosive mines
  • Radio-frequency sweep, the action of scanning a radio frequency band for detecting signals transmitted there
  • SWEEPS, the Sagittarius Window Eclipsing Extrasolar Planet Search, a 2006 astronomical survey project using the Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys - Wide Field Channelto monitor 180,000 stars for seven days to detect extrasolar planets via the transit method


People with the name[edit]


Other meanings[edit]

See also[edit]