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 Meanings and Examples of EDITING
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
editing
 v.  cut or eliminate
 v.  cut and assemble the components of
Classic Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  So the lad was looking rather sulky, as with listless fingers he turned over the pages of an elaborately illustrated edition of Manon Lescaut that he had found in one of the book-cases.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 4
2  I read of it quite by chance in a late edition of The Globe that I picked up at the club.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 9
3  A copy of the third edition of The St. James's Gazette had been placed on the tea-tray.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 10
4  It was Gautier's Emaux et Camees, Charpentier's Japanese-paper edition, with the Jacquemart etching.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 14
5  She is still decolletee," he answered, taking an olive in his long fingers; "and when she is in a very smart gown she looks like an edition de luxe of a bad French novel.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 15
6  Pocket edition of Boccaccio's 'Decameron,' with name of Joseph Stangerson upon the fly-leaf.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
7  The newsboys, as he went, were crying themselves hoarse along the footways: "Special edition."
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER INCIDENT OF THE LETTER
8  As we watched him he looked across at a boy who was bawling out the latest edition of the evening paper, and running over among the cabs and busses, he bought one from him.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In IV. The Adventure of The Stockbroker's Clerk
9  Yes, the local evening paper has an excellent account in its last edition.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
10  One edition of jelly was trickled from pot to pot, another lay upon the floor, and a third was burning gaily on the stove.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
11  I should be in a curious taking if I surrendered my heart to that young person, and the daughter turned out a second edition of the mother.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
12  In the title-page of the original edition of the "Advancement of Learning" you will find some curious whales.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
13  The Liberal, Pelicier, published an edition of Voltaire, with the following title: Works of Voltaire, of the French Academy.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
14  edition, which was published with the sanction of the papal.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII(*) — CONCERNING THE WAY IN WHICH PRINCES SH...
15  Fresh editions of every paper had been sent up by our news agent, only to be glanced over and tossed down into a corner.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
Example Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
16  The American edition of "Cloud Street" is already in its third printing.
17  She is an improved edition of her mother.
18  The encyclopedia salesman claimed the new edition was a veritable cornucopia of information, an inexhaustible source of knowledge for the entire family.
19  A controversial new edition of a Japanese history text book has been chosen by a public school board for use in its schools.
20  This text book is a new edition of a work that has been used for the last four years in a handful of schools around the country.
21  First editions of these books are now almost impossible to obtain.
22  The regional editions of the paper contain specific information for that area.
23  Annotated editions of Shakespeare's plays help readers to understand old words.
24  He became convinced of the need for cheap editions of good quality writing.
25  I believe that book was published in dual editions for adult and teen readers; British publishers do that sort of thing a lot.
26  Janet edited books for a variety of publishers.
27  This is the edited version of my speech.
28  His voice will be edited out of the final film.
29  It was edited from the original text.
30  The majority of contracts give the publisher the right to edit a book after it's done.