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Noun: shading  shey-ding
  1. Graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting
  2. A gradation involving small or imperceptible differences between grades
    - blending
Verb: shade  sheyd
  1. Cast a shadow over
    - shadow, shade off
  2. (art) represent the effect of shade or shadow on
    - fill in
  3. Protect from light, heat, or view
    "Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight"
  4. Vary slightly
    "shade the meaning"
  5. Pass from one quality such as colour to another by a slight degree
    "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"

Derived forms: shadings

Type of: alter, block out, change, darken, draw, gradation, graduation, marking, modify, paint, screen

Encyclopedia: Shading

Shade, The Changing Man