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Definition of "fading" []

  • A waning; a decline: "The final factor in the fading of the Renaissance was the Counter Reformation” ( Will Durant). (noun)
  • Fluctuation in the strength of radio signals because of variations in the transmission medium. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fading" in a sentence
  • "The bow showed above water at high tide, the name fading but legible: Resolute."
  • "Now, after the club's worst-ever start in the national championship, Red Star are lingering in mid-table, eight points behind Partizan and with hopes of challenging for the title fading fast."
  • "To me, better in fading light than my Leupold VX-II's or the old Vari-X III that I have."