Meaning of “sweep” - Learner’s Dictionary

sweep

noun [ C ] uk us /swiːp/
MOVEMENT

a long movement:

[ usually singular ] With a sweep of his arm, he gestured towards the garden.
CURVE

something shaped in a long curve:

a long sweep of sandy beach
→ See also chimney sweep

(Definition of “sweep noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)