- noun an image that starts with a blank screen that gradually shows the image
- noun a sound that starts inaudibly and gradually increases in volume
(written as fade-in)The gradual appearance of images and/or sounds, such as might occur at the beginning of a movie or song.
(written as fade-in)A gradual increase in the strength of a signal.
(written as fade-in)the process of gradually introducing light or sound until it is visible or audible.
- verb to increase the volume of a sound from nothing or allow an image to become visible, or gradually to become audible or visible.