fade to black

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Definition of fade to black

of a movie or TV screen
: to change gradually until it is completely black As the hero rides into the sunset, the screen fades to black.

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“Fade to black.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fade%20to%20black. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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