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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 out

To remove something from a piece of text, music, video, etc., during an editing process, as before publication or broadcast. A noun or pronoun can be used between "edit" and "out." The network decided to edit out all the swear words when they played the movie on their channel. I went on a five-minute rant about the government while filming my latest video, but I decided it was better to edit the whole thing out. You should edit this paragraph out of your essay because it doesn't make much sense.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: edit, of, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
See also: edit, out
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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More than just knowing if an image is photoshopped, the AI is also capable of determining what part of the image was edited or warped, and is also capable of "undoing" the edit to return the image to how it originally looked like.
Woolf Studies Annual 10 (2004): Virginia Woolf and Literary History Part 2, edited by Jane Lilienfeld, Jeffrey Oxford, and Lisa Low
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The Ash Wednesday Supper (La Cena de la ceneri), by Giordano Bruno, edited and translated by Edward A.
By 1990 he had edited more than 100 volumes of this important scientific instrument, all before the era of computers.
He'd give regular lectures and with the help of a 16 mm projector took us through a film shot by shot that he or Stuart Legg - the great British documentarian brought in by Grierson during the war to oversee The Worth in Action - had edited. Tom had apprenticed with Legg and learned the craft from him.
If you wanted your edited production to be distributed via TV or VHS, then there would additional loss in quality during the second transfer.
Clicking Reset brings back the edited photo to its original state.
The edited tweet will also appear for those who have retweeted the tweet.
You could receive your edited project in as little as 24 hours.
The edit post feature will be similar to the edit comments feature, where other users will be able to see when the post was edited. ( ANI )