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fading

(fād′ing)
1. In electronics, signal attenuation.
2. Gradual loss of strength or intensity; degeneration.
3. In education, the stepwise withdrawal of instructional prompts to determine whether a student can perform a new skill on his own.

fading

fading skin coloring. See Arabian fading syndrome (below). Declining in body condition, general health, activity and productivity.

Arabian fading syndrome
general health is unimpaired. Affected horses, usually Arabians, gradually lose their skin coloring on round, depigmented macules and multiple patches, most obviously around the muzzle and the perineum. It is a noninflammatory leukoderma. The cause is unknown. See also vitiligo. Called also pinky syndrome, lavender foal.
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Arabian fading syndrome. By permission from Pascoe R, Knottenbelt DC, Manual of Equine Dermatology,Saunders, 1999
fading chick syndrome
in ostriches, used to describe any chick that is failing to gain weight and grow.
fading horse syndrome
see Arabian fading syndrome (above).
fading kitten/puppy syndrome
apparently normal young are born, but within the first week or two of life individuals within the litter gradually weaken and die. Not a specific disorder, but generally applied to infectious causes.
ostrich fading syndrome
(OFS) a syndrome of unknown etiology causing wasting of chicks 1 week to 5 months of age with high morbidity and mortality.
fading pig syndrome
see neonatal hypoglycemia.
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where [alpha] [greater than or equal to] 0, [GAMMA](*) is the gamma function, c is fading parameter, [OMEGA] is the scaling parameter and [alpha] is the random Weibull variable.
Assuming independent branch signals and equal average received SNR, the pdf of the received SNR at the output of dual-branch SC under Nakagami-m fading channels is given by [19]-[20] is
Parameter C influents the BER significantly, especially in the case of QPSK detection and low fading severity (larger [mu]).
Symbol F in above equation refers to calculating the packet error rate over fast fading.
The channels between the S-R and R-D channels experience Rayleigh and Weibull fading conditions.
Fading channels in wireless communication systems arise as a result of multi-path propagation for the transmitted signal.
The baseband unit (BBU) consists of the ADC and DAC, along with digital baseband processing, and multipath fading is implemented in the digital domain.
Air-assisted injection of inoculant and wire inoculation techniques virtually eliminate inoculant fading and its negative impact on solidification structure and properties of iron.
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Additionally, it is emphasized that multipath fading is a function not only of link path length and radio frequency but the function of climate and terrain conditions as well.
His Radetsky March ended with fifes fading out as they marched into the distance.