the shape of, or the angle formed by, an airplane wing or other airfoil the leading or trailing edge of which slopes backward from the fuselage.
the rearward inclination of a component or surface, such as an aircraft wing, fin, etc
noun, Ice Hockey. 1. a maneuver for depriving an opponent of the puck by seizing it in the crook of one’s stick and pulling it away with a movement in a long arc, the stick being held level or nearly level with the ice. Compare check1 (def 37).
noun 1. a person or thing that sweeps. 2. carpet sweeper. 3. a janitor. 4. any of several fishes of the family Pempherididae, of tropical and warm, temperate seas, having an oblong, compressed body. noun 1. a person employed to sweep, such as a roadsweeper 2. any device for sweeping: a carpet sweeper 3. (informal, […]
noun, Horology. 1. a hand, usually a second hand, centrally mounted with the minute and hour hands of a timepiece and reaching to the edge of the dial. noun 1. (horology) a long hand that registers seconds or fractions of seconds on the perimeter of the dial
adjective 1. of wide range or scope. 2. moving or passing about over a wide area: a sweeping glance. 3. moving, driving, or passing steadily and forcibly on. 4. (of the outcome of a contest) decisive; overwhelming; complete: a sweeping victory. noun 5. the act of a person or thing that sweeps. 6. sweepings, matter […]