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edit (something) out of (something)

To remove something unwanted or unnecessary from something, often a text or film/video, while editing it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "edit" and "out." You should edit this paragraph out of your essay because it doesn’t make much sense. Don't worry, we'll edit that line out of the final version.
See also: edit, of, out

edit in

To add something to something, such as a text or film/video, while editing it. The transition between these two sections just didn't make sense to me, so I edited in an extra paragraph.
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edit something out of something

 and edit something out
to strike out words or sentences from something that is going to be published; to cut out textual material in the editing process. She edited the foul language out of the essay. Frank edited out the misspelled words.
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edit in

To insert something during the course of editing: The sound mixer edited in the soundtrack after the video was shot. Before the show was aired, an additional scene was edited in.
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edit out

To delete something during the course of editing: To shorten the film, they decided to edit out one musical number from each scene. The censor insisted that the author edit the controversial paragraph out.
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The rich media PDF format of Edit Well allows us to teach editors about all the deep applications in Final Cut Studio, not just with text, but audio and video too--that simply can't be done in traditional printed books," said Peachpit Publisher Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel.
Recognized as one of the Top 100 Corporate Producers in America, Jordan brings a wealth of real-world production experience and a love of computer software to his training classes, books, and now also to Edit Well.
Documents To Go is an award-winning mobile Office suite that allows users to access and edit Microsoft Office documents and e-mail attachments on a variety of mobile devices, including the Palm Treo 650 smartphone, Sony Ericsson P910 and Nokia 9300 smartphone.
In addition to InTact Technology, Documents To Go for Series 80 boasts a number of key features designed to help users quickly locate information and effortlessly make edits and create new documents.
Frame Chase(TM) editing capabilities - a unique "edit while capturing" feature that allows users in time-sensitive MXF/AAF workgroup environments to view and edit clips during the capture process through Avid Unity(TM) TransferManager; and,
Color Correction split screen - for displaying the split screen in either the client or edit monitor, allowing users to accurately compare corrected and uncorrected versions of a segment on properly calibrated broadcast monitors.
0 software delivers impressive new ways to share, organize and edit photos, allowing people to easily review, compare and enhance photos and create dynamic slideshows and personalized creations.
However, people want to do more than edit their photos -- they want to share them in fun and interesting ways with family and friends, as well as organize their rapidly growing photo collection.
The gRNA edits the mRNA by specifying the addition or deletion of an RNA building block called uridine.