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Definition of Editing

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act of preparing a literary work for publication; revising, correcting, altering
revise, alter; make changes and corrections prior to printing
Editing Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Edit
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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n : putting something (as a literary work) into publishable form [syn: redaction]

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 film editing 
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WordNet 2.0

1. putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
(synonym) redaction
(hypernym) writing, written material, piece of writing
(hyponym) copy editing
(derivation) edit, redact
(classification) literature

1. prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
(synonym) redact
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
(hyponym) interpolate, alter, falsify
(derivation) editor, editor in chief
2. supervise the publication of; "The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"
(hypernym) publish, bring out, put out, issue, release
3. cut and assemble the components of; "edit film"; "cut recording tape"
(synonym) cut, edit out
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
(verb-group) abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce
4. cut or eliminate; "she edited the juiciest scenes"
(synonym) blue-pencil, delete
(hypernym) censor
Editing Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Editing is the process of selecting and preparing written, visual, audible and film media used to convey information. The editing process can involve correction, condensation, organization, and many other modifications performed with an intention of producing a correct, consistent, accurate and complete work.

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Editing Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
Guitar Glossary
To modify, add, or delete sections or parts from a song, track, sample, MIDI track, etc.
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The DJ Glossary
Altering the original sequence of a recording by eliminating or inserting musical elements either manually or digitally.
Stanton Magnetics
film and video
The work of selecting and joining together shots to create a finished film.