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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The Derby porcelain roses of the same period -early 19th century show an amazing amount of wiping out involving both ends of the brush and a tiny leather flap mounted on a handle that allowed for more variable wipe-outs.
Also back are the self-justifying human-haters Magneto (Ian McKellen) and Mystique (Rebecca Romijn-Stamos), whom the X-Men are forced to team with in order to stop a mutant-hating militarist, Stryker (Brian Cox), from wiping out their whole species.