Sweeping vs. Broom

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  • Sweeping (verb)

    present participle of sweep

  • Sweeping (noun)

    An instance of sweeping.

    "The sidewalk needed a sweeping every morning."

  • Sweeping (noun)

    The activity of sweeping.

    "Sweeping took all morning."

    "The sidewalk needed sweeping every morning."

  • Sweeping (adjective)

    wide, broad, affecting or touching upon many things

    "The government will bring in sweeping changes to the income tax system."

    "He loves making sweeping statements without the slightest evidence."

  • Sweeping (adjective)

    Completely overwhelming

    "He claimed a sweeping victory."

  • Broom (noun)

    A domestic utensil with fibers bound together at the end of a long handle, used for sweeping.

  • Broom (noun)

    An implement with which players sweep the ice to make a stone travel further and curl less; a sweeper.

  • Broom (noun)

    Any of several yellow-flowered shrubs of the family Fabaceae, in the tribe Genisteae, including genera Cytisus, Genista, and noshow=1, with long, thin branches and small or few leaves.

  • Broom (verb)

    To sweep with a broom.

  • Broom (verb)

    To improve the embedding of a membrane by using a broom or squeegee to smooth it out and ensure contact with the adhesive under the membrane.

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