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cross-fade

[verb kraws-feyd, kros-; noun kraws-feyd, kros-]Movies, Television.
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verb (used with object), cross-fad·ed, cross-fad·ing.
  1. to fade out (an image or sound) while simultaneously fading in a different image or sound.
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noun
  1. an act or instance of cross-fading.
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Origin of cross-fade

First recorded in 1935–40
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British Dictionary definitions for cross-fade

cross-fade

verb
  1. radio television to fade in (one sound or picture source) as another is being faded out
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