To alter, amend or add to data.
To choose the best content for a piece of writing, or for a piece of music. You normally edit books, stories, records, programmes, newspapers and magazines.
Example: I always edit my stories before I send them to the publisher.
See also: editor
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- edit 2. [v] - make editorial changes (in a text)Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=edit
A switch that does different things depending on the operational mode that the machine is in: 1) If a computer-controlled transport is in 'Stop,' pushing the 'Edit' switch deactivates the computer-controlled tension system and allows the reels to be moved by hand to find the exact spot desired on the tape.
2) If the machine is in 'Play', the 'Ed...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20447
To change or modify information. To change parameters or alter existing data.Found on http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/music%20tech%20glossary/Music%20Tech%20Gl
to modify written work, either own or another's, in preparation for publication. This process takes place after drafting (composition), revising (major restructuring) and before proof-reading (a final check for typographical, spelling errors, etc). It involves checking of facts, minor improvements to style at sentence level, and checking for accur...Found on http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/primary/publications/literacy/63285/nls_fw
Ed'it transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Edited
; present participle & verbal noun Editing
.] [ French éditer
, or Latin editus
, past participle of edere
to give out, put forth, publish; e
out + ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/9
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`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
cut and assemble the components of; `edit film`; `cut recording tape`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
• (v. t.) To superintend the publication of; to revise and prepare for publication; to select, correct, arrange, etc., the matter of, for publication; as, to edit a newspaper.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/edit/
The cutting and arranging of shots. 2.: In the different stages, or at the completion of editing the edited film itself can be referred to as `the cut” or `the edit.”Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21112
The European Distributed Institute of Taxonomy, EDIT, is the collective answer of 27 leading European, North American and Russian institutions to a call of the European Commission, issued in 2004, for a Network of Excellence in Taxonomy for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21249
To prepare raw material - such as text or recorded vision - for publication or broadcast, checking aspects such as accuracy, spelling, grammar, style, clarity etc. See also sub-editor.Found on http://www.thenewsmanual.net/Resources/glossary.html
To review a piece of writing to correct grammatical, spelling, or factual errors. Editing often includes shortening or lengthening of a piece of writing to fit an available space before publication.Found on http://www.word-mart.com/html/glossary1.html
prepare for publication or presentation by revisingFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/1269961
prepare for publication or presentation by revisingFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/418206
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