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fad·ing

 (fā′dĭng)
n.
1. A waning; a decline: "The final factor in the fading of the Renaissance was the Counter Reformation" (Will Durant).
2. Fluctuation in the strength of radio signals because of variations in the transmission medium.

fading

(ˈfeɪdɪŋ)
n
(Telecommunications) a variation in the strength of received radio signals due to variations in the conditions of the transmission medium
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Noun1.fading - weakening in force or intensity; "attenuation in the volume of the sound"
weakening - becoming weaker

fading

adjective declining, dying, disappearing, vanishing, decreasing, on the decline outside in the rapidly fading light
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An improved channel estimation scheme based on sliding-MOMP (SMOMP) has been proposed, which can adaptively deal with fast and flat fading channel with relatively low calculation complexity.
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