- a person or thing that fades.
- Movies, Broadcasting, Recording. a multiple-unit volume control used in changing gradually from one signal source to another, decreasing the volume from the first audio or visual source while increasing the volume from the second.
Origin of fader
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Examples from the Web for fader
He slides between them easily, as if riding the fader between his turntables.DJ Spooky Wants You To Question Everything You Know About Music, Technology, and Philosophy
December 27, 2014
“For me, the issue of feminism is just not an interesting concept,” Lana Del Rey told Fader.Lana Del Rey and the Fault in Our ‘Feminist’ Stars
June 11, 2014
Eric Ducker is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in publications including the Los Angeles Times, GQ and The Fader.DJ AM's Life After Death
October 2, 2009
Why, quod the maystres, it is not possyble but som man is the fader thereof?Shakespeare Jest-Books;
Den she take her fader home, same like I'll take my fader home for bed.Old Man Savarin and Other Stories
Edward William Thomson
“Fader, fader,” she cried out as I struggled to disengage myself.Percival Keene
If I had stayed in my fader's house, I vould haf been det for goot, and perried too!Stories in Light and Shadow
His fader & he to this church Many good deed they did worch.Gleanings in Graveyards
Horatio Edward Norfolk
Word Origin and History for fader
sound control device, 1931, agent noun from fade (v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper