Definition Of shade

verb

a color, especially with regard to how light or dark it is or as distinguished from one nearly like it.

various shades of blue

a ghost.

I can feel the shades of my forebears crowding before me, waving their spectral hands at me and admonishing me to go no further.

a lampshade.

Bring them a lamp and they could find a shade for it within minutes.

comparative darkness and coolness caused by shelter from direct sunlight.

sitting in the shade

darken or color (an illustration or diagram) with parallel pencil lines or a block of color.

she shaded in the outline of a chimney


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Example Of shade

  • a small lamp with a crimson shade

  • Another way is to provide shade or shelter for the animal, but this can be expensive.

  • Any plants you choose, then, should be labeled for partial shade, not full shade .

  • banks may shade the margin over base rate they charge customers

  • Bring them a lamp and they could find a shade for it within minutes.


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