shading


shading
[[t]ʃe͟ɪdɪŋ[/t]]
shadings
1) N-UNCOUNT Shading is material such as nets or dark paint that provide shade, especially for plants.

The conservatory will get very hot in summer unless shading is used.

2) N-UNCOUNT Dark areas or patches in a picture or on an object can be referred to as shading.

Trees are depicted with blocks of flat colour or shading.

3) N-UNCOUNT: also N in pl, with supp You can refer to very small changes or differences between things as shading or shadings.

Their language is particularly difficult to learn because of its subtle shading of tone and emphasis.

...the nuances and intricate shadings of diplomatic messages.

4) See also shade

English dictionary. 2008.

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