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shade
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 16
1. Comparative obscurity owing to interception or interruption of the rays of light; partial darkness caused by the intervention of something between the space contemplated and the source of light.
3. That which intercepts, or shelters from, light or the direct rays of the sun; hence, also, that which protects from heat or currents of air; a screen; protection; shelter; cover; as, a lamp shade.
4. Shadow.
5. The darker portion of a picture; a less illuminated part. See Def. 1, above.
6. Degree or variation of color, as darker or lighter, stronger or paler; as, a delicate shade of pink.
10. To undergo or exhibit minute difference or variation, as of color, meaning, expression, etc.; to pass by slight changes; - used chiefly with a preposition, as into, away, off.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To shelter; to cover from injury; to protect; to screen; to hide; as, to shade one's eyes.
4. To pain in obscure colors; to darken.
5. To mark with gradations of light or color.
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