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fade

i. The attenuation of signal strength to very low values (below receiver noise level) that make them indiscernible. The opposite is build.
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. Also called fading, fadeout, Dellinger effect, or Mögel-Dellinger effect.
References in classic literature ?
For a moment the visible world faded away, and memories and emotions alone seemed real.
At last, as the light of the royal chamber faded away into darkness and gloom, something cold, gloomy, and inexplicable in its nature seemed to infect the air.
Tirila, lirila," the sweet, clear notes went winding down the forest paths, coming back again from the more distant bosky shades in faint echoes of sound, "Tirila, lirila, tirila, lirila," until it faded away and was lost.
Then came visions of Adamu Adam and Noa Noah and all her brawny Tahitian following, and his anxiety faded away, being replaced by irritation that she should have been capable of such wildness of conduct.
Her revolt faded away, her spirit wilting down into her tired flesh.
It was not until her racket had faded away in the distance and died out that One Eye ventured forth.
But speaking about leaving Jose Mourinho's side, he said: "I didn't want to be a player who faded away.
BEIRUT, May 19 (KUNA) -- On person was killed earlier Sunday while number of injured rose to 22 as clashes between armed groups in northern Lebanon faded away with the fall of the night, security reports said.
CDATA[ Weeks of screaming Israeli headlines on Shalit's imminent release have quietly faded away.
Others are semi-interested Anglicans who attend once in a while or have faded away.