Definitions for fader
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fade*feɪd(v.; n.)fad•ed, fad•ing
(v.i.)to lose brightness or vividness of color.
to become dim, as light, or lose brightness of illumination.
to lose freshness, vigor, strength, or health.
to disappear or die gradually (often fol. by away or out):
His anger faded away.
Football. (of an offensive back, esp. a quarterback) to move back toward one's own goal line, usu. with the intent to pass.
(v.t.)to cause to fade or fade in or out.
fade in (or out) (of a film or television image) to appear (or disappear) gradually. (of a recorded sound) to increase (or decrease) gradually in volume.
Category: Verb Phrase
(n.)an act or instance of fading.
Category: Motion Pictures
Category: Motion Pictures, Showbiz, Informal
Ref: fade-out (def. 1). 1
a hairstyle in which the sides of the head are close-cropped and the top hair is shaped into an upright block.
* Syn: See disappear.
Origin of fade:
1275–1325; ME, der. of fade pale, dull < AF, OF < VL *fatidus, for L fatuusfatuous
A device used to control sound volume.