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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Wilkins said: "Every player deserves a break and I hope Kevin wipes the slate clean for Dennis.
With clothes pegs attached to his body, he becomes a symbolic clothes line and his basket of dirty shirts represents his past before laundering wipes the slate clean.