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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GREEK TRAGEDY: Glum Chloe, left, Abbey, centre, Maria, right, and pal after defeat Pictures: ANDREW STENNING; TEAR WE GO: Alex wipes eyes; UP FOR THE KOP: Abbey, Nicola, Sheree and Alex arriving last night
THE FAKE TEARS; HOAX: Dyson wipes eyes as he begs help; CON: He holds head in apparent anguish