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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 Catholic Church said yesterday that a pre-wedding confession is not compulsory, but can be seen as "wiping the slate clean".
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.

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