a fading out; gradual disappearance or becoming indistinct of a scene or sound
A gradual diminishing in intensity of an image, light, or sound to imperceptibility, especially as a transition in a visual or audio recording.
- A gradual disappearance.
(plural fade outs)
- A type of transition used in movies usually at the end of a scene, in which the transition fades to black from the cut.
(third-person singular simple present fades out, present participle fading out, simple past and past participle faded out)
- (idiomatic) To slowly disappear.
- To fade from a cut to black in a movie.