fade in - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyfade in
he/she/itfades in
present participlefading in
past tensefaded in
past participlefaded in
  1. if a sound or picture fades in, or if you fade it in, it gradually becomes louder or clearer

    The DJ faded in another record.

See also main entry: fade