Fade (filmmaking), a cinematographic technique causing the picture to darken and disappear (fade out) or the reverse (fade in)
Fade (audio engineering), a gradual decrease (fade out) or increase (fade in) in sound volume
Fade (lighting), in stage lighting, a gradual decrease (fade out) or increase (fade in) in intensity of a light source
Fading, the loss of signal strength at a radio receiver
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In audio engineering, a fade is a gradual increase or decrease in the level of an audio signal. The term can also be used for film cinematography or theatre lighting in much the same way (see fade (filmmaking) and fade (lighting)).