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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.
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Pour sa part, le Directeur General du FADES, Abdeltif Youssef a souligne la disposition du fonds a apporter le soutien necessaire a la Tunisie et a l'accompagner dans ses projets de developpement.
The core of the paper lies in Section 5, in which dynamic characteristics of rain attenuation, specifically fade duration and fade slope as well as their diurnal variation are presented.
If by chance one of these carbon or 'sooty' clouds just happens to lie in the line of sight of an observer on Earth, we see the star fade. Gradually as the carbon cloud cools and dissipates the further it travels from the star, the brightness slowly recovers until a normal limit is reached.
'Most of them know if they set up to hit a fade, it may fade a bit too much or a bit less than intended, but it is unlikely to start drawing in the opposite direction.
The Mg fade simulation in the probe makes this non-destructive testing QA technique more effective than metallographic or ultrasonic inspection as it inspects a larger sample volume and also shows how the iron would solidify if pouring were to continue for an additional 10-15 min.
This brings 1 (the point guard) back to the top, while 4 posts and 3 fades out to the right.
The signal level can vary between small peaks and fades with reductions of the order of 50 dB.
The image fades into the elongated shadows from the table lamp.
Tretinoin (trade name Retin-A), a prescription skin cream for acne, fades liver spots without causing any serious side effects, according to a study led by John J.