Translation: from spanish

sweeping curve

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  • sweeping — [[t]swi͟ːpɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n A sweeping curve is a long wide curve. ...the long sweeping curve of Rio s Guanabara Bay. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (disapproval) If someone makes a sweeping statement or generalization, they make a statement which… …   English dictionary

  • sweeping — sweep|ing [ˈswi:pıŋ] adj 1.) affecting many things, or making an important difference to something sweeping changes/cuts/reforms etc ▪ They want to make sweeping changes to education policies. 2.) [only before noun] including a lot of information …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • curve — curve1 W3S3 [kə:v US kə:rv] n 1.) a line that gradually bends like part of a circle curve of ▪ the curve of her hips ▪ a sweeping curve of railroad track 2.) a line on a ↑graph that gradually bends and represents a change in the amount or level… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sweeping — ► ADJECTIVE 1) extending or performed in a long, continuous curve. 2) wide in range or effect. 3) (of a statement) too general. ► NOUN (sweepings) ▪ dirt or refuse collected by sweeping. DERIVATIVES sweepingly adve …   English terms dictionary

  • sweeping — [swē′piŋ] adj. 1. that sweeps; cleansing or carrying away with or as with a broom 2. reaching in a long curve or line 3. extending over the whole range or a great space 4. a) extensive; comprehensive; thoroughgoing b) complete; decisive …   English World dictionary

  • curve — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 line or surface that bends ADJECTIVE ▪ gentle, graceful, slight, smooth, soft ▪ sharp, tight ▪ sweepi …   Collocations dictionary

  • sweeping — I. noun Date: 14th century 1. the act or action of one that sweeps < gave the room a good sweeping > 2. plural things collected by sweeping ; refuse II. adjective Date: 1573 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sweeping — adj. Sweeping is used with these nouns: ↑arc, ↑assertion, ↑bill, ↑change, ↑curve, ↑generalization, ↑gesture, ↑indictment, ↑motion, ↑reform, ↑staircase, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • sweeping — adjective 1》 extending or performed in a long, continuous curve. 2》 wide in range or effect.     ↘(of a statement) taking no account of particular cases or exceptions; too general. noun (sweepings) dirt or refuse collected by sweeping.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Semiconductor curve tracer — The Type 575 Transistor Curve Tracer displays the dynamic characteristic curves of both NPN and PNP transistors on the screen of a 5 inch cathode ray tube. Several different transistor characteristic curves may be displayed, including the… …   Wikipedia

  • U.S. Route 1 in Maryland — This article is about the section of U.S. Route 1 in Maryland. For the entire length of the highway, see U.S. Route 1. U.S. Route 1 …   Wikipedia


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