fade down

fade down

[for sound] to diminish. The roar of the train faded down as it passed and fled into the night. As the thunder faded down, the sun began to break through the clouds.
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fade something down

to turn down a sound. (Broadcasting.) The radio engineer faded the music down and the announcer's voice began. She faded down the music.
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The actress-singer further asserted that the present colour should fade down to her natural hue.
Despite the intensity of their use, a narrow majority of young adults predict Facebook's appeal will fade down the road (51 percent), fewer think it will stick around as a service (44 percent).
Regally Ready, Addictive Dream and Monsieur Joe jumped out to the early lead, only to fade down the stretch in the 1,000-meter turf race.
DepthQPlayer(TM) sports time-based automation of editing functions (parallax, in & out points, pauses and volume adjust), transmission of an optional DMX512 control signal, real-time fade up and fade down, on the fly Cornerstone Manipulation for image alignment adjustment (AKA digital lens shift), both light and dark skins, ability to load separate left right movies as a stereo pair, continued support for external automation using Promixis's Girder software and many more enhancements.
The impairment has not recorded significant adverse impact to the financial performance of the Group for the year ended 31 December 2009, and is expected to fade down in the next fiscal year as the reorganization nears completion.
As the Major holds his pose, the lights fade down, leaving
Lorenzo Parker, in his first snap of the night, was sent on a deep fade down the right sideline, and Brady hit him in stride for a 48-yard score and a 55-26 lead.
That figure notwithstanding, he was a solid National League Rookie of the Year candidate before the fatigue of his first major-league season caused him to fade down the stretch.
I thought maybe I'd catch him," said Olmstead, who didn't recognize Stout and thought maybe he was a novice Butte to Butte runner who had gone out too fast and would fade down the stretch.
Built-in custom effects include black & white, sepia, cobalt, fade up, fade down and inverse color.
Fitchburg State broke into the end zone on a 3-yard Thornton plunge after Miller found Tarantino on a 68-yard fade down the sideline.
It's simple, the Braves are 11 1/2 games behind the division-leading New York Mets and the Mets don't look like they will fade down the stretch.
I'll use a 5- or 6-iron and knock down a shot with a little fade down and under the wind.
This time they fade down the stretch and it's, we really hate to do this, but get out.