Tuesday, 2 September 2014



-verb (trans.)
1. to rub (a surface or object) lightly, especially with (a cloth, hand, etc.), as in removing dust, water, grime, etc.
2. usually followed by “off”, “away”, “from”, “up”, etc. . to remove by or as if by rubbing lightly
3. to eradicate or cancel (a thought, memory, etc.)
4. to erase a recording from (an audio or video tape)
5. (Australian, informal) to abandon or reject (a person)
6. to apply (oil, grease, etc.) by wiping
7. to form (a joint between two lead pipes) with solder or soft lead
8. the act or an instance of wiping
9. (in film editing) an effect causing the transition from one scene to the next in which the image of the first scene appears to be wiped off the screen by that of the second
10. (dialect) a sweeping blow or stroke
11. (British, dialect) a gibe or jeer
12. (obsolete) a slang name for handkerchief

You can still read
Decipher the menace
Rows of children in fear
Wiped from memory
Records in sepia

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