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(ed'i-ting)
Process in which a medical transcriptionist makes minor changes in a dictated report such as grammatical errors, inconsistencies, redundancies, or inappropriate remarks without altering the dictator's style.
See also: verbatim transcription

editing

a system that has evolved to correct errors occurring during DNA REPLICATION. The DNA POLYMERASE enzymes involved in DNA replication possess an EXONUCLEASE activity, which serves a ‘proofreading’ and ‘editing’ function. Mistakes, in terms of MISMATCH OF BASES, due to the wrong BASE being inserted during replication, are searched for and excised.
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Student editors are adults with college degrees who generally have good verbal skills and therefore are capable of editing articles. (137) "[M]any of the greatest editors were not as talented as the writers they edited." (138) Consequently, student editors are capable of editing law professors' articles even if we make the dubious assumption that they are not as talented as law professors.
It is the normal practice of Law & Contemporary Problems to take a three-step approach when editing Articles that will be published in any given issue of the journal.
Her new duties include editing articles for the Journal and handling On the Move and News & Notes columns for the News, as well as writing news articles.
Through most of that time the work of soliciting and editing articles was divided up among collective members according to section.
Writing newspaper columns, using her style and format taught in countless hours spent editing articles for The Axe in the newsroom after school, became my way of expressing my viewpoint for the next four years.
As an editor, I find myself referring to grammar guides when I am writing or editing articles. As you stated, writing more often is a great way to become more proficient.
Turkey changed even as we were soliciting and editing articles for the issue.
In the biggest case more than a decade ago, many American scholarly publications stopped accepting articles by Iranian scientists when OFAC ruled in 2003 that Americans editing articles written by Iranians violated the trade embargo on Iran.