Definition of fade-in in English:

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fade-in

Pronunciation: /ˈfād ˌin/

noun

A filmmaking and broadcasting technique whereby an image is made to appear gradually or the volume of sound is gradually increased from zero.
Example sentences
  • The four words in Spanish appear down the centre of the image, on a rapid fade-in, dividing the two figures in the frame.
  • The words were spilled across the screen in a fade-in and fade-out motif as the announcer spoke them.
  • The excerpts taken from complete recordings required some fade-ins and fade-outs, and Decca's engineers have handled these as unobtrusively as possible.

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Syllabification: fade-in

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