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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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I DEVELOPED a high regard for the Labour councillors I met during my four years as a Cardiff councillor and so although I wish the Conservatives had done better at the May elections, I harbour no hard feelings towards Labour, who wiped the floor with all the other parties, except perhaps the Independents, to achieve a large majority.
Swansea Bay wiped the floor with every team except one and missed out on the gold medal on goal difference - by a mere goal.
However, the star of the show was the Jim Reynolds-trained Kilsheelan who wiped the floor in heat 2 with Fabulous Tears and 4-7 home favourite Crownville Cosmo in a very quick 26.
However, whatever was said at the interval worked as they came out and wiped the floor with their opponents with two goals from Gary Edwards and a hat-trick from man of the match Paul Williams giving them a well deserved 5-3 win.
It looks as if the Aussies will probably have wiped the floor with us in the Ashes by the time you have finished your first beer.
FRIEND The Daily Show' s JON STEWART, who debated "virtues" pundit William Bennett on gay marriage on the air June 6 and wiped the floor with him.
On one occasion, a female opponent, who was a national pool champion, took full advantage of the free shots and wiped the floor with him.
No, he just wiped the floor with the Mavericks by scoring so badly he could rest the entire fourth quarter.
As a strictly intellectual proposition, atheism would seem, on the face of things, to have wiped the floor with the believing opposition.
UNDER Berti Vogts Scotland couldn't hold a candle to countries we would usually have wiped the floor with - but all Scotland is backing new boss Walter Smith to light the flame of national pride again.
Northampton wiped the floor with Edgbaston to enhance their position with a four nil win and remain second.