fade-out

noun \ ˈfād-ˌau̇t \

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

First Known Use of fade-out

1917

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FADE-OUT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of fade-out for English Language Learners

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



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