Fading



[feyd] /feɪd/

verb (used without object), faded, fading.
1.
to lose brightness or vividness of color.
2.
to become dim, as light, or lose brightness of illumination.
3.
to lose freshness, vigor, strength, or health:
The tulips have faded.
4.
to disappear or die gradually (often followed by away or out):
His anger faded away.
5.
Movies, Television.

6.
Broadcasting, Recording.

7.
Football. (of an offensive back, especially a quarterback) to move back toward one’s own goal line, usually with the intent to pass, after receiving the snapback from center or a hand-off or lateral pass behind the line of scrimmage (usually followed by back):
The quarterback was tackled while fading back for a pass.
8.
(of an automotive brake) to undergo brake fade.
verb (used with object), faded, fading.
9.
to cause to fade:
Sunshine faded the drapes.
10.
(in dice throwing) to make a wager against (the caster).
11.
Movies, Television.

12.
Broadcasting, Recording. to cause (the volume of sound) to increase or decrease gradually (usually followed by in or out).
noun
13.
an act or instance of fading.
14.
Movies, Television Informal. a fade-out.
15.
Automotive. .
/ˈfeɪdɪŋ/
noun
1.
a variation in the strength of received radio signals due to variations in the conditions of the transmission medium
/feɪd/
verb
1.
to lose or cause to lose brightness, colour, or clarity
2.
(intransitive) to lose freshness, vigour, or youth; wither
3.
(intransitive; usually foll by away or out) to vanish slowly; die out
4.

5.
(intransitive) (of the brakes of a vehicle) to lose power
6.
to cause (a golf ball) to move with a controlled left-to-right trajectory or (of a golf ball) to veer gradually from left to right
noun
7.
the act or an instance of fading
v.

early 14c., “lose brightness, grow pale,” from Old French fader “become weak, wilt, wither,” from adj. fade “pale, weak, insipid” (12c.), probably from Vulgar Latin *fatidus, some sort of blending of Latin fatuus “silly, tasteless” + vapidus “flat, flavorless.” Related: Faded; fading. As a noun, from c.1300.

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