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  1. fade to blackverb

    To end a film or a scene of a film by causing the image to disappear and become black.

    Etymology: From the movie industry, where it was customary to end a scene or session of filming by closing off light to the camera, sometimes for dramatic effect, but often as a pracical measure.


  1. Fade to Black

    Fade to Black is an action-adventure game released in 1995 by Delphine Software International. Directed and designed by Paul Cuisset, it is the sequel to his previous game, Flashback. The game was released for DOS and PlayStation; planned Nintendo 64 and Sega Saturn versions were cancelled.

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  1. fade to black

    A term used in TV production when the director calls for the lights to come down signaling the show is over

    Submitted by Cdnewslj on August 24, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fade to black in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fade to black in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of fade to black in a Sentence

  1. Steve Tobak:

    Don’t worry about time, big ideas do not come when you are trying to manage every minute of your time. They don’t come when you are multitasking. They come when you are focused on one thing. Let everything else fade to black.

  2. Chris Hallam:

    'Game of Thrones' is a truly epic story encompassing a cast of hundreds of people, several different lands and a complex, fully realized fantasy world, tying up all those multi-faceted plot strands in a way which is both satisfying to the die-hard fan who has not only read but thoroughly scrutinized every paragraph of the books, as well as every scene of the series, while simultaneously proving accessible and entertaining to the casual viewer was never going to be easy. An 'it was all a dream' ending or a fade to black ending as with 'The Sopranos' just won't cut it!

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