fader

[ fey-der ]
/ ˈfeɪ dər /

noun

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.

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Origin of fader

First recorded in 1930–35; fade + -er1
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