swept path

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Noun[edit]

swept path ‎(plural swept paths)

  1. The envelope swept out by the sides of the vehicle body, or any other part of the structure of the vehicle. See: Swept Path Analysis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swept_path_analysis
  2. (nautical) The width of the lane swept by a minesweeper

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