sweepage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sweep +‎ -age

Noun[edit]

sweepage (plural sweepages)

  1. (UK, dialect) The crop of hay obtained from a meadow.
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    • 1978, Sabert Oglesby, ‎Grady B. Nichols, Electrostatic Precipitation (volume 21, page 260)
      One consequence of poor gas flow is hopper sweepage. High gas flow near the bottom of the precipitator and improper baffling can cause gas flow into the hopper area.

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