Sweeper meaning

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One that sweeps.
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A carpet sweeper.
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(sports) A lone defender who plays between the last line of defenders and the goalie in some defensive configurations in soccer.
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A person who sweeps.
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(soccer) A defensive back who plays in front of the goalkeeper.
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One who sweeps floors or chimneys.
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A detector (for mines)
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A small, tropical marine perciform fish of the family Pempheridae, typically with deeply keeled, compressed bodies and large eyes.
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(soccer) A defender who is the last line of defence before the goalkeeper.
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(curling) A person who sweeps the ice ahead of the rock in play.
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(cricket) A batsman who plays sweep shots.
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(cricket) A fielding position along the boundary; a fielder in this position.
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A tree that has fallen over a river with branches extending into the water.
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