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fading

[′fād·iŋ]
(communications)
Variations in the field strength of a radio signal that are caused by changes in the transmission medium.
(graphic arts)
The loss of density on a photographic image.
(textiles)
A change in the color of a fabric produced by a natural or artificial agent, such as sunlight or an abrasive.

Fading

The effect caused by excessive exposure to sunlight or weathering, usually in terms of color or luster.

fading

The loss of color of a paint film through exposure to sunlight and weather.

fading

i. The variation of radio field strength caused by changes in the strength of the transmission medium's signal.
ii. The decrease in the amount of braking because of either overheating after prolonged and continuous or harsh braking or internal leakages in the system.
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Even if a cell phone signal fades or PDA battery goes dead, Mailcall allows users to retrieve e-mail or Web information from any landline phone.
The system is simple but effective as an alternative exists when the signal fades out.
An optional squelch circuit silences the output if the signal fades to an unusable level.
Researchers have long avoided this interference by focusing their studies deeper in the borehole, where the climate signal fades out.