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fade-out

[′fād‚au̇t]
(communications)
A gradual and temporary loss of a received radio or television signal due to magnetic storms, atmospheric disturbances, or other conditions along the transmission path.
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A lot of people on the outside are talking about our recent fade-outs, but there's no such talk from within," said Anderson, who could field the same 17 that made it six wins from seven starts with last week's 24-10 home triumph over Hull.
After the introduction of electronic recording, jazz musicians in the 1920s and 30s started off the fashion for fade-outs.
Site host Channel 4 does not escape hostility for its Derby coverage, with frustration at too little time spent on paddock shots in favour of stylish fade-outs of Tommo.
In addition, the feature of fade-ins and fade-outs of ads within the show content enable a smoother, more professional consumer experience.
The faces of some of the group have been obscured in the film clip which seems to have been professionally edited with fade-outs and a soundtrack.
Deadlock is the first track to feature Damo Suzuki and he's left straining in a lonely late night drunken stupor against a powerful, melodic, distorted guitar and keyboard duet which must have one of the fastest fade-outs ever.
But Sharp admits his side's current trend of suffering second-half fade-outs has to stop if that play-off spot isn't eventually ripped from his side's grasp.
By way of solution, Akerman offers a series of halting "attempts" to discuss her work--or rather, to read the bits of text she has written around and about it, punctuated by fade-outs and ultimately presented in the third person because (as in the long Jewish joke she tells about a man so incapable of vaunting the merits of his cow at market that a neighbor has to do it for him) she prefers her films "when somebody else talks about them.
The Jeevas' managed to pull off their first gig with no hiccups, false starts or mid-song fade-outs.
Continuous beat synchronization between channels means perfectly matched fade- ins and fade-outs -- and no more train wrecks, ever.