Meaning of FADE-IN in English


/fayd"in'/ , n.

1. Motion Pictures , Television. a gradual increase in the visibility of a scene.

2. Broadcasting , Recording. a gradual increase in the volume of sound, esp. of recorded or broadcast music, dialogue, or the like, usually starting from complete inaudibility.

[ 1915-20; n. use of v. phrase fade in ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .