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fade-out

or fade·out (fād′out′)
n.
A gradual diminishing in intensity of an image, light, or sound to imperceptibility, especially as a transition in a visual or audio recording.

fade-out

n
1. (Film) films an optical effect in which a shot slowly disappears into darkness
2. (Telecommunications) a gradual reduction in signal strength in a radio or television broadcast
3. (Telecommunications) a gradual and temporary loss of a received radio or television signal due to atmospheric disturbances, magnetic storms, etc
4. a slow or gradual disappearance
vb (adverb)
(Telecommunications) to decrease or cause to decrease gradually, as vision or sound in a film or broadcast

fade′-out`



n.
1. a gradual decrease in the visibility of a film or television scene.
2. a gradual decrease in the volume of broadcast or recorded sound.
3. a gradual disappearance or reduction.
[1915–20]
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fade-out

or fadeout
noun
1. The act or an example of passing out of sight:
2. A gradual disappearance, especially of a film image:
Translations

fade-out

[ˈfeɪdaʊt] N (Cine, TV) → fundido m (en negro), (cierre m en) fundido m

fade-out

[ˈfeɪdˌaʊt] n (Cine) → dissolvenza in chiusura; (Radio) → diminuzione f graduale del suono
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Fade-ins and fade-outs of public buildings impact on us viscerally, making direct contact with our skins, breaking the safety of distance.
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Severely lacking in structure, landmark images, title cards and fade-outs are all but ignored as the music stampedes on.
Eric Gautier's luminous, sun-dappled compositions remain as steady as the editing by Luc Bamier and Mathilde Van de Moortel, which compounds the film's slightly muted feel with regular fade-ins and fade-outs.
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By now, our eyes have become so conditioned by the more jarring interruptions of jump cuts and channel hops that multiple fade-outs and fade-ins seem rather hokey, relegated to "lesser" forms like screen savers and club visuals.
Not only did the fade-ins and fade-outs punctuate the diegesis, but the darkness, whether partial or total, illustrated the varying degrees of intensity in the outrage.
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