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electrodesweep, electrode sweep
1. In naval mine warfare, a magnetic cable sweep in which the water forms part of the electric circuit.
2. A sweep fitted with cutters or other devices to increase its ability to cut mine moorings.

A sweep refers to the employment of technical means to uncover planted microphones or other surveillance devices and explosive mines in the water.

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