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fade-in

[′fād‚in]
(communications)
A gradual increase in signal strength, as at the start of a radio or television program or when changing to a new scene, to make sound volume and picture brightness increase gradually.
(graphic arts)
In motion pictures, the gradual emergence of a screen image from black.