Wipe

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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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FIRM friends wiped the slate clean and have given an established cleaning business a new look.
Murphy subsequently said he had wiped the slate clean for both Hudson and centre-back Martin McIntosh, who had also been transfer listed by the former manager.
Lampard more than made amends with England's opener and he was glad to have wiped the slate clean at the first opportunity.