fade–out

play
noun \ˈfād-ˌau̇t\

Definition of fade–out

  1. :  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

1917

First Known Use of fade–out

1917


FADE–OUT Defined for English Language Learners

fade–out

play
noun \ˈfād-ˌau̇t\

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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