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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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By wiping the slate clean at the start of the season, it always fills us with hope, and three points in this fixture would have sent out a clear message of intent.
Research by data analysts CDMS shows that more than 12 per cent of people rack up a permanent debt - but seven of the other 12 major UK metropolitan cities in the study are worse at wiping the slate clean.
According to the CCH Bankruptcy Reform Act Briefing, the means test is designed to "force those debtors who have the ability to pay some of their debts into Chapter 13 as opposed to liquidating under Chapter 7 and wiping the slate clean.