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
FADE–OUT Defined for English Language Learners
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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