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  • Verb: edit  edit
    1. Prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
      "Edit a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
      - redact 
    2. Supervise the publication of
      "The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years" 
    3. Cut and assemble the components of
      "edit film"
      - cut, edit out 
    4. Cut or eliminate
      "she edited the juiciest scenes"
      - blue-pencil, delete

    Derived forms: edited, edits, editing

    See also: editing, editor

    Type of: alter, bring out, censor, change, issue, modify, publish, put out, release

    Encyclopedia: Edit


  • [Electronics]
    1. In tape recording, the modifying of the recorded material by deleting (cutting out or erasing), adding (splicing or overrecording), or changing the sequence of the material by physically or magnetically altering the tape.
    2. In digital computer operations, to make data ready for processing.

  • [Computer]
    <application> Use of some kind of editor program to modify a document. Also used to refer to the modification itself, e.g. "my last edit only made things worse".

    To edit something usually implies that the changes will persist for some time, usually by saving the edited document to a file, though one might open an editor, create a new document in memory, print it and exit without saving it to disk.

    Editing is normally done by a human but see, e.g., sed.
Examples
  • It is not yet decided who will edit it.
  • Then i'd edit his copy, and we'd go back and forth.
  • He paused as if to edit his woes and select the most telling ones.
  • You can write and edit an illustrated composition on your personal computer.
  • He paused as if to edit his woes and select the most telling ones.
  • And in handling straight news, it is easier to assume the pious mantle of objectivity than to edit.
  • How to : create scripts and edit event handlers
  • An ms-dos utility used to test and edit programs
  • To use intellisense to edit configuration settings
  • edit the wsdl binding namespace property to be
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