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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.
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PIONEER: Fading Away by Henry Peach Robinson (left) and (above) a reconstruction of the famous photograph by Phil Sayers and Rikke Lundgreen
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Gradually, the finest contours of hills and vegetation dissociate themselves from the tranquil background, like distant landscapes rising phantasmagorically from an enveloping fog before fading away again from view.
More surprisingly, the pulsations themselves -- even as they slow down -- now appear to be fading away.
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