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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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He said that plantation was a continuous process because they had to plant new ones after the old ones faded away.
"Many of the past traditional family jobs have not preserved their skills and moved on to more profitable fields which meant such work faded away because of modern technological developments," he added.
But speaking about leaving Jose Mourinho's side, he said: "I didn't want to be a player who faded away. I certainly didn't want to go on until I was 40 and just being rolled out for the Capital One Cup after the great times I had at the club."
| 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. A new immigrant living in Sderot and about to enter the IDF is baffled by it all and turns to you.
Experts from Iran, France, England and the US found evidence of pre-pottery Neolithic human settlements, which lasted until the late Bronze Age and gradually faded away for unknown reasons.