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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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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.
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.
Anyway, the storm simply confirmed what's been clear all along - in terms of publicity the X Factor wiped the floor with Strictly Come Dancing.
And it wiped the floor with bigger selling rivals to come top of the four-star list and second in class, just behind the five-star rated Skoda Octavia.
Northampton wiped the floor with Edgbaston to enhance their position with a four nil win and remain second.
Frank Bough and his chums had been having it all their own way as BBC Breakfast Time wiped the floor with TV-am during The Breakfast TV Revolution of 1983.
But as it turns out, Eminem and Rihanna wiped the floor with both of them.