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Wipe

In film, a transition between two shots or scenes in which a second shot gradually replaces a first. Wipes are done in editing.
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He looked coolly at his weapon to wipe off the blood; he saw the point he had planted between his victim's shoulders had broken off in the body.
David Cameron asked internet companies to wipe off Islamic State activities from the Internet.
These leave a thin, protective barrier on glass or plastic surfaces, making it easier to wipe off dirt and smudges.
Sources spotted the couple being "lovey-dovey" and "touchy-feely" in the balcony at the event, but when they were about to leave, Rutler had to wipe off the lipstick from his face from the singer's kisses while a man held Blackberry light to his face.
Once you've grouted, it's tricky to know when to wipe off the excess grout.
Once the remover has worked its magic, you should be able to scrape and wipe off the sealant easily, and your bath won't be damaged.