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Definition of Fade out

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gradual disappearance; progressive darkening at the end of a scene in a film or television show
Fade out Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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fade out
1. become weaker, as of sound or vision; "the sound faded out" [syn: dissolve, fade away]

2. become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; "the scene begins to fade"; "the tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk" [syn: fade, melt]

WordNet 2.0

1. become weaker; "The sound faded out"
(synonym) dissolve, fade away
(hypernym) change state, turn
(verb-group) dissolve
(derivation) receding, fadeout
Fade out Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Digital Video (DV) & video edit terms / Eng2Eng v1.0 (web compilation)
A dissolve from full video to black video or from audio to silence.
Fade out Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Fade out or Fadeout may refer to:
  • 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)).

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Fade out Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
Guitar Glossary
To slowly and smoothly reduce the level of the last few seconds of a track or recorded song, by gradually pulling down the fader.
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