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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fade v. i. [imp. & p. p. Faded; p. pr. & vb. n. Fading.]
 1. To become fade; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant.
    The earth mourneth and fadeth away.   --Is. xxiv. 4.
 2. To lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color. “Flowers that never fade.”
 3. To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish.
    The stars shall fade away.   --Addison
 He makes a swanlike end,
 Fading in music.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fad·ing a. Losing freshness, color, brightness, or vigor. -- n. Loss of color, freshness, or vigor. -- Fad*ing*ly, adv. -- Fad*ing*ness, n.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fad·ing, n. An Irish dance; also, the burden of a song. Fading is a fine jig.” [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : weakening in force or intensity; "attenuation in the volume
          of the sound" [syn: attenuation]