transitive verb

Definition of cross-fade

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to fade in (a sound or image) in a motion picture or a radio or television program while fading out another sound or image the scream of the charlady … was cross-faded into the shriek of a nearby train— Lewis Herman also : to fade in (a camera or piece of sound equipment) while fading out another camera or piece of sound equipment — compare dissolve



Definition of cross-fade (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : an act or instance of cross-fading
2 : the technique of cross-fading

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Transitive verb

cross entry 5 + fade

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“Cross-fade.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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