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fade from view

To gradually disappear from sight. I looked out the window and watched as the train station faded from view.
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fade from view

[for a sight] to fade away, typically owing to loss of light or distance. The scene faded from view as the stage lights dimmed. My house faded from view as we drove down the long road to town.
See also: fade, view
References in classic literature ?
The red-brick school-house fades from view, and we turn down into the world's high-road.
[11-12] NIGHT: Mercury achieves a greatest eastern elongation of 26[degrees]; it then fades from view until re-emerging at dawn in late August.
As the dual-purpose ideal fades from view in this age of specially constructed race cars, the F40 stands as a final salute to an earlier and much simpler age with fewer compromises.
Those that are larger than a grape will produce a fireball, often accompanied by an afterglow known as a meteor train - a column of ionised gas that fades from view as it loses energy.
Speckles of sheep and their little lambs munch on the greenest grass, frolicking and carefree; the sun's rays cut through layers of stern-looking clouds, hues of grey that comfort a mood of melancholy - a final caress of the sun on the earth before the night sky takes over, a loving touch of the land until the last thread of light fades from view. My inner poet comes alive.
Until now when the Tyne Bridge fades from view the inevitable happens.
Moreover, "If we can't decide that we're not ready to be parents then everything else we aspire to fades from view." Really?
The large stars go out in what is called a supernova, a stellar explosion that briefly outshines an entire galaxy before it fades from view over several weeks or months.
Rather heavily worked early on this proposition fades from view later, perhaps because it's a bit difficult to reconcile with the operation of fetish.
They contain accounts of road accidents and violent assaults, yet each of them soon fades from view and is replaced by another.
Jump up to satellite heights and the familiar fades from view. And it's at this point that things get particularly interesting for the geographer.
For example, Washington Irving, after an initial phase of popularity, fades from view and disappears in some instances.
It's easy at times to become so focused on a task the big picture fades from view.
In the fourth and fifth chapters, adults in disguise are the main concern, and, except for some passing remarks about Cupid, the putto fades from view.
As hinted in the Japanese rifle (which means "Grand Illusion"), pic is a dryly humorous take on the way society's headed, with a central character, Haru (Shinji Takeda, from "Tokyo Eyes"), who's so bored and alienated that he sometimes literally fades from view. In that respect, he's simply fulfilling the demand of some safe-robbers he stumbles across at the film's opening, one of whom tells him to "get out of my sight!"