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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A waning; a decline: "The final factor in the fading of the Renaissance was the Counter Reformation” ( Will Durant).
  • n. Fluctuation in the strength of radio signals because of variations in the transmission medium.

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  • v. Present participle of fade.
  • n. An Irish dance; also, the burden of a song.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Losing freshness, color, brightness, or vigor.
  • n. An Irish dance; also, the burden of a song.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Decay; loss of color, freshness, or vigor.
  • n. The name of an Irish dance, and the burden of a song.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. weakening in force or intensity

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