cross-fade

cross-fade
v.intr. Radio etc. fade in one sound as another is faded out.

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I. \\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ transitive verb
Etymology: cross (V) + fade
: to fade in (a sound or image) in a motion picture or a radio or television program while fading out another sound or image

the scream of the charlady … was cross-faded into the shriek of a nearby train — Lewis Herman

also : to fade in (a camera or piece of sound equipment) while fading out another camera or piece of sound equipment — compare dissolve
II. \\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
1. : an act or instance of cross-fading
2. : the technique of cross-fading

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v. /kraws"fayd", kros"-/; n. /kraws"fayd', kros"-/, v., cross-faded, cross-fading, n. Motion Pictures, Television.
v.t.
1. to fade out (an image or sound) while simultaneously fading in a different image or sound.
n.
2. an act or instance of cross-fading.
[1935-40]

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crossˈ-fade transitive verb (TV and radio)
To cause (a sound source or picture) to fade away while gradually introducing another (also intransitive verb)
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Main Entry:cross

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1.
v. [intrans.] (in sound or movie editing) make a picture or sound appear or be heard gradually as another disappears or becomes silent
2.
n. an act or instance of cross-fading

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