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- n. A type of transition used in movies usually at the end of a scene, in which the transition fades to black from the cut.
- v. To slowly disappear.
- v. To fade from a cut to black in a movie.
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- v. become weaker
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She was wonderful for twenty years, and I hope when I finally fade out myself to meet her somewhere on one of Princess Ida's moons and be happy again.
“That little darling  we have left behind us at Laleham; and he will soon fade out of people's remembrance, but we shall remember him as long as we live, and he will be one more bond between us, even more perhaps in his death than in his sweet little life.”
He leaned out over the bridge and watched the Smallpox Hospital pier and its one white-coated attendant fade out of sight.
With the first full puff of the smoke he gave over his moans and yelps, the agitation began to fade out of him, and Daughtry, appreciatively waiting, saw the trembling go out of his hands, the pendulous lip-quivering cease, the saliva stop flowing from the corners of his mouth, and placidity come into the fiery remnants of his eyes.
We would hear: “Today, rragedy hit … fade out … this well-known American was beloved by one and all.”
Always one had to convince someone, talk, argue -- while one's only wish was to sleep and to fade out ...
They reached the Isle of Wolves, which did not seem to fade out the way the other isles did.