[n] the act of cleaning with a broom
[adj] having broad range or effect; "had extensive press coverage"; "far-reaching changes in the social structure"; "sweeping reforms"
[adj] ignoring distinctions; "indiscriminate slaughter of a population"; "sweeping generalizations"; "wholesale destruction"
[adj] moving in a wide curve; "sweeping strokes"
[adj] taking in or moving over (or as if over) a wide area; often used in combination; "a sweeping glance"; "a wide-sweeping view of the river"