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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.
See also: edit, out
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 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

v.
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

v.
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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Technical communicators who edit electronically usually blend the use of hard copy into their e-editing procedures (see Table 7).
Some comments asserted that hard copy gives easier global access to documents; others maintained that it was always necessary to give electronically edited documents a final hard-copy check.
Is it useful to talk of "degrees" rather than "levels" of edit? One dissenter is Mary Fran Buehler, a founder of the JPL levels.
that people will think they have to use the levels of edit just as we did, with our five levels, or call them 'degrees' rather than levels.
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.
You want the first choice, Edit a Copy with Lightroom Adjustments, because you have edited your photo in Lightroom and want to continue editing in Photoshop.
NOTE: After you have edited a photo in Photoshop from Lightroom - regardless of whether it's raw or JPEG - and you have opted for the PSD format and created layers in Photoshop and saved it in Lightroom, and then you want to open that PSD file again from Lightroom to Photoshop, choose Edit Original.
* An excessive amount of time necessary to review edited documents "Now that I look at the blood-red pages I got back from the editors.
Six months later, my team lead received another e-mail from the same author about a different, more recently edited report (see Figure 2).
Video and the ability to edit that video lowers the bar on communication.
Educators can view carefully edited video case studies as an invitation to dialogue about teaching practices and learn new classroom strategies.
They indicate that the bulk of edited RNA is synthesized during rather than after mRNA transcription from a still-unidentified template that produces only edited mRNA.
Simpson says his team hopes to generate edited mRNA in vitro by adding gRNA of a known sequence to synthetic, pre-edited mRNA.
The edits that you want applied to the whole batch should have check marks on them.
Such factors undoubtedly influence the choice of editing method for some technical communicators, but data from 444 editing respondents showed no significant association between those factors and respondents' primary edit mode or the frequency with which they used e-editing.