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fade–out

noun \ˈfād-ˌat\

: the gradual disappearance of an image at the end of a scene in a movie or television program

Full Definition of FADE-OUT

:  an act or instance of fading out; especially :  a gradual decrease in a motion-picture or television image's visibility at the end of a sequence
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First Known Use of FADE-OUT

1917

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