Wipe

  • 1 Wipe — (vom englischen für „wischen“ oder „putzen“) ist eine Eraser Software, die zum sicheren Löschen von Dateien unter Linux dient. Wird eine Datei mit Wipe gelöscht, so überschreibt es diese mehrmals mit speziellen Bit Mustern oder Zufallsdaten.… …

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  • 2 wipe — ► VERB 1) clean or dry by rubbing with a cloth or one s hand. 2) remove (dirt or moisture) in this way. 3) erase (data) from a magnetic medium. 4) pass over an electronic reader, bar code, etc. ► NOUN 1) an act of wiping. 2) an ab …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 Wipe — Wipe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wiped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wiping}.] [OE. vipen, AS. w[=i]pian; cf. LG. wiep a wisp of straw, Sw. vepa to wrap up, to cuddle one s self up, vepa a blanket; perhaps akin to E. whip.] [1913 Webster] 1. To rub with something …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 wipe — [waɪp] verb wipe off phrasal verb [transitive] wipe something off something FINANCE to suddenly reduce the value of shares, a company etc, especially by a large amount: • There was a huge stockmarket crash which wiped 24 percent off stock prices …

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  • 5 wipe — [wīp] vt. wiped, wiping [ME wipen < OE wipian, akin to OHG wīfan, to wind around < IE * weib , to turn, twist, turning motion: see VIBRATE] 1. a) to rub or pass over with a cloth, mop, etc., as for cleaning or drying b) to clean or dry in… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Wipe — Wipe, n. 1. Act of rubbing, esp. in order to clean. [1913 Webster] 2. A blow; a stroke; a hit; a swipe. [Low] [1913 Webster] 3. A gibe; a jeer; a severe sarcasm. Swift. [1913 Webster] 4. A handkerchief. [Thieves Cant or Slang] [1913 Webster] 5.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Wipe — Wipe, n. [Cf. Sw. vipa, Dan. vibe, the lapwing.] (Zo[ o]l.) The lapwing. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Wipe — has several meanings: * Wiping, a process in which old television and radio recordings were overwritten, erased, or destroyed * Wipe (transition), a gradual transition in film editing * Total Party Kill, in roleplaying games, when an entire group …

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  • 9 wipe — *exterminate, extirpate, eradicate, uproot, deracinate Analogous words: obliterate, *erase, efface, expunge, blot out: *abolish, extinguish, annihilate: *destroy, demolish …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 wipe — [v] brush, swab clean, clean off, clear, dry, dust, erase, mop, obliterate, remove, rub, sponge, take away, towel, wash; concept 165 …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 wipe — wipe1 S3 [waıp] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clean/rub)¦ 2¦(remove dirt)¦ 3¦(computer/tape)¦ 4 wipe something from your mind/memory 5 wipe the floor with somebody 6 wipe the slate clean 7 wipe the smile/grin off somebody s face 8 wipe something off the face of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 wipe — wipe1 [ waıp ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to clean or dry something by moving a cloth or something soft over it: Let me just wipe the table before you sit down. Wipe your mouth. You ve got chocolate all over it. She wiped away her tears. wipe… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 wipe — I UK [waɪp] / US verb [transitive] Word forms wipe : present tense I/you/we/they wipe he/she/it wipes present participle wiping past tense wiped past participle wiped ** 1) to clean or dry something by moving a cloth or something soft over it Let …

    English dictionary

  • 14 wipe — 1 verb 1 CLEAN/RUB (T) a) to rub a surface with a cloth in order to remove dirt, liquid etc: I wiped the table with a damp cloth. | wipe your eyes (=stop crying or remove tears from your face) b) to clean something by rubbing it against a surface …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 wipe — [[t]wa͟ɪp[/t]] ♦♦♦ wipes, wiping, wiped 1) VERB If you wipe something, you rub its surface to remove dirt or liquid from it. [V n] I ll just wipe the table... [V n with adj] When he had finished washing he began to wipe the basin clean... [V n on …

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  • 16 wipe — 01. Could you please [wipe] off the table while I start doing the dishes? 02. You d better [wipe] little Bobby s nose. 03. Don t [wipe] your dirty hands on your pants. 04. He [wiped] the sweat from his face with his sleeve as he worked. 05. You d …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 17 wipe — v. & n. v.tr. 1 clean or dry the surface of by rubbing with the hands or a cloth etc. 2 rub (a cloth) over a surface. 3 spread (a liquid etc.) over a surface by rubbing. 4 (often foll. by away, off, etc.) a clear or remove by wiping (wiped the… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 wipe up — verb to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop (Freq. 1) Mop the hallway now He mopped her forehead with a towel • Syn: ↑mop up, ↑mop • Derivationally related forms: ↑mop ( …

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  • 19 wipe — /wuyp/, v., wiped, wiping, n. v.t. 1. to rub lightly with or on a cloth, towel, paper, the hand, etc., in order to clean or dry the surface of: He wiped the furniture with a damp cloth. 2. to rub or draw (something) over a surface, as in cleaning …

    Universalium

  • 20 wipe — verb 1》 clean or dry by rubbing with a cloth or one s hand.     ↘remove (dirt or moisture) in this way. 2》 spread (liquid) over a surface by rubbing. 3》 (often wipe something out) remove or eliminate completely.     ↘erase (data) from a magnetic… …

    English new terms dictionary