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Definition of Fade

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discolor, lose color; become dim; wilt, wither; die out; bleach
Fade Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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fade
\fade\ (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. faded; p. pr. & vb. n. fading.] [oe. faden, vaden, prob. fr. fade, a.; cf. prov. d. vadden to fade, wither, vaddigh languid, torpid. cf. fade, a., vade.]
1. to become fade; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant. the earth mourneth and fadeth away. xxiv. 4.
2. to lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color. "flowers that never fade."
3. to sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish. the stars shall fade away. he makes a swanlike end, fading in music.
fade
\fade\ (?) a. [f., prob. fr. l. vapidus vapid, or possibly fr,fatuus foolish, insipid.] weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace. [r.] "passages that are somewhat fade." his masculine taste gave him a sense of something fade and ludicrous.
fade
\fade\, v. t. to cause to wither; to deprive of freshness or vigor; to wear away. no winter could his laurels fade.
fade
n
1. a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing" [syn: slice, slicing]


2. gradually ceasing to be visible [syn: disappearance]
v 1: become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; "the scene begins to fade"; "the tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk" [syn: melt, fade out]
2: lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "her bloom was fading" [syn: wither]




3. disappear gradually; as of emotions, for example; "the pain eventually passed off" [syn: evanesce, blow over, pass off , fleet, pass]


4. become feeble; "the prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon" [syn: languish]




  similar words(2) 



 fade away 
 fade out 
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
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English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Dedwino = v. to fade away
Edwi = v. to decay, to fade
Edwinaw = v. to fade, to decay
Gwywo = v. to wither, to fade
Anagram
  deaf
Australian Slang
(surfing) change the direction of a surfboard towards the breaking part of a wave
English Slang Dictionary v1.2
1. the hairdo (see high top fade)
2. to ignore, to erase, or to get rid of (kill)
3. term from from the dice-game craps, related to losing. The player rolling the dice must have someone to fade them (i.e. to put up money against the money they are gambling). If you are faded, you have lost
Low Life Glossary
verb. Craps term meaning to bet against the dice roller. Without someone to fade you, there is no game.
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing"
(synonym) slice, slicing
(hypernym) golf stroke, golf shot, swing
2. gradually ceasing to be visible
(synonym) disappearance
(hypernym) termination, ending, conclusion
(derivation) melt

Verb
1. become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; "The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"
(synonym) melt
(hypernym) weaken
(derivation) disappearance
2. lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
(synonym) wither
(hypernym) disappear, vanish, go away
(derivation) attenuation, fading
3. disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off"
(synonym) evanesce, blow over, pass off, fleet, pass
(hypernym) disappear, vanish, go away
4. become feeble; "The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon"
(synonym) languish
(hypernym) devolve, deteriorate, drop, degenerate
(derivation) attenuation, fading
Fade Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Campbell R. Harvey's Hypertextual Finance Glossary
Refers to over-the-counter trading. Fill another O.T.C. dealer's  bid for, or offer of, stock.
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Fade Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary of Automotive Terms
A gradual reduction in efficiency. See brake fade .
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Fade Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Digital Video (DV) & video edit terms / Eng2Eng v1.0 (web compilation)
An optical effect in which the image of a scene is gradually replaced by a uniform dark area, or vice versa.
The act of dissolving a video picture to either a color, pattern or titles. Fading a video image is often used as an artistic tool in video productions, most commonly seen as a fade to black.
Fade Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
FADE (or DEGRADE) is digital restrictions management software developed by Codemasters. It operates by detecting if a game has been pirated, and initially allows the player to use the game normally. It then gradually degrades certain game features over a time, eventually rendering it unplayable.

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Fade or Fading may refer to:
Science and technology
  • Fading, a loss of signal strength at a radio receiver
  • Fade (audio engineering), a gradual change in sound volume
  • Brake fade, in vehicle braking systems, a reduction in stopping power after repeated use
  • FADE, a type of anti-piracy software

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Fade Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
Worldgolf
A term used to describe the slight turning of the ball from left to right (by a right-handed player) at the end of its flight. From right to left for a left-handed player.
Fade Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
The DJ Glossary
A gradual increase or reduction in the level of the audio signal. 2) To slowly change the level of an audio signal from one level setting to another.
Stanton Magnetics
TUPAC SHAKUR Rap Dictionary V.2.0
1) (n) The hairdo (see high top fade). 2) (v) Means to not listen to, erase, or get rid of (kill). Has mutated into various other meanings as well as has most other hiphop lingo. It (the phrase) started from actually pulling down the fader on a mixer, which of course, results in not listening to whomever was on at the time. So Ice Cube wants you to listen to him always and not fade him or turn him off... "You can't fade me" -- Ice Cube (You can't fade me). 3) (n) Term from from the dice-game craps, related to losing. The player rolling the dice must have someone to fade them (i.e. to put up money against the money they are gambling). If you are faded, you have lost.
Rap-music terminology and bios of artists
1) (n) The hairdo (see high top fade).
2) (v) Means to not listen to, erase, or get rid of (kill). Has mutated into various other meanings as well as has most other hiphop lingo. It (the phrase) started from actually pulling down the fader on a mixer, which of course, results in not listening to whomever was on at the time. So Ice Cube wants you to listen to him always and not fade him or turn him off... "You can't fade me" -- Ice Cube (You can't fade me).
3) (n) Term from from the dice-game craps, related to losing. The player rolling the dice must have someone to fade them (i.e. to put up money against the money they are gambling). If you are faded, you have lost.
film and video
An optical effect in which the image of a scene is gradually replaced by a uniform dark area or vice versa.
A visual transition between shots or scenes that appears on screen as a brief interval with no picture. The editor fades one shot to black and then fades in the next. Often used to indicate a change in time and place.
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