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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.
See also: edit

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

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.
See also: edit

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
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Vibrint's NewsEdit is the right solution for our newsroom because it gives you just the right mix of tools for hard news production, including 4-track audio and the ability to edit on the fly without pre-digitizing all of your media into a bin.
Because NewsEdit eliminates the step of pre-digitizing, editors can edit right from tape to disk just as they would from tape to tape in a two machine cuts edit bay.
NewsEdit(TM); Cuts-only Edit Bays Will Be Integrated with Avstar Newsroom Computing System and Grass Valley Group Profile Video Server
That will mean we can keep acquisition in it's native format, edit direct from tape-to-disk, and not have to worry about generation loss.
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