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fade–in

noun \ˈfād-ˌin\

: the gradual appearance of an image at the beginning of a scene in a movie or television program

Full Definition of FADE-IN

:  a gradual increase in a motion-picture or television image's visibility at the beginning of a sequence

First Known Use of FADE-IN

1917

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