[ fey-der ]


  1. a person or thing that fades.
  2. 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.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of fader1

First recorded in 1930–35; fade + -er 1

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Example Sentences

He slides between them easily, as if riding the fader between his turntables.

“For me, the issue of feminism is just not an interesting concept,” Lana Del Rey told Fader.

Eric Ducker is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in publications including the Los Angeles Times, GQ and The Fader.

Miss Dory never tole nothin'; she was silent as de grave about—him—de fader of de lill chile, I mean.

The substantives stok and fader have no verb to them, but are mentioned as being the subject of the sentence.

If I had stayed in my fader's house, I vould haf been det for goot, and perried too!

Hit is riht at we herien ankin bledscin fader sune hali gast on a hali rinnesse.

O, if dat io can neit de se Englese sprek vel, ic sel her fader seg how is to pass gecomen.


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