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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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Pigling Bland put down a plate which he was wiping, and listened.
Dyott, left alone, moved with an air of selection to the window, and it was as so stationed, gazing out at the wild weather, that the visitor, whose delay to appear spoke of the wiping of boots and the disposal of drenched mackintosh and cap, finally found her.
Then wiping his mouth with the back of his hand, he said:
I want five hundred rubles," and taking out her cambric handkerchief she began wiping her husband's waistcoat.
Maimie was extremely sorry for him, and lent him her handkerchief, but he didn't know in the least what to do with it, so she showed him, that is to say, she wiped her eyes, and then gave it back to him, saying "Now you do it," but instead of wiping his own eyes he wiped hers, and she thought it best to pretend that this was what she had meant.
wailed the Rabbit, wiping his eyes again with his handkerchief.
We try again," said the captain, very much awake and interested, with the back of his hand wiping the beer-foam from his moustache.
But Rose took little interest in pink satin hats and tiny hose, though she sewed dutifully till her aunt caught her wiping tears away with the train of a wedding-dress, and that discovery put an end to the sewing society.
queried Diana, wiping away the tears which Anne's affecting accents had caused to flow afresh, and returning to practicalities.
At length he came downstairs, wiping his greasy mouth, and having paid John Willet's bill, climbed into his saddle.
lifting the loose neckerchief over his breast, and taking the opportunity of wiping the dead lips with it--
The old gentleman received him very kindly and so did the old lady, whose previous good opinion of him was greatly enhanced by his wiping his boots on the mat until the soles of his feet burnt again.