shading


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shad·ing

 (shā′dĭng)
n.
1. A screening against light or heat.
2. The lines or other marks used to fill in outlines of a sketch, engraving, or painting to represent gradations of color or darkness.
3. A small variation, gradation, or difference.

shading

(ˈʃeɪdɪŋ)
n
(Art Terms) the graded areas of tone, lines, dots, etc, indicating light and dark in a painting or drawing

shad•ing

(ˈʃeɪ dɪŋ)

n.
1. a slight variation or difference of color, character, etc.
2. the representation of the different values of color or light and dark in a painting or drawing.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shading - graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or paintingshading - graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting
marking - a pattern of marks
crosshatch, hachure, hatch, hatching - shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
2.shading - a gradation involving small or imperceptible differences between grades
gradation, graduation - the act of arranging in grades
Translations
تَدَرُّج الألوان، حَجْب، سَتْر، تَظْليل
stíny
skravering
árnyékolás
skygging
tiene
gölgelen me

shading

[ˈʃeɪdɪŋ] N
1. [of colour] → sombreado m
2. (fig) [of meaning] → matiz m

shading

[ˈʃeɪdɪŋ] n
(= area coloured darker) → ombres fpl
(= material providing shade) → filets mpl d'ombrage

shading

n (= shaded area)Schraffierung f, → Schraffur f; (Art) → Schattierung f

shading

[ˈʃeɪdɪŋ] n
a. (in drawing, painting) → ombreggiatura
b. (gradation) → sfumatura

shade

(ʃeid) noun
1. slight darkness caused by the blocking of some light. I prefer to sit in the shade rather than the sun.
2. the dark parts of a picture. light and shade in a portrait.
3. something that screens or shelters from light or heat. a large sunshade; a shade for a light.
4. a variety of a colour; a slight difference. a pretty shade of green; shades of meaning.
5. a slight amount. The weather is a shade better today.
verb
1. (sometimes with from) to shelter from light or heat. He put up his hand to shade his eyes.
2. to make darker. You should shade the foreground of that drawing.
3. (with into) to change very gradually eg from one colour to another.
ˈshaded adjective
(of parts of a picture) made darker.
shades noun plural
(especially American) sunglasses.
ˈshading noun
(in a picture etc) the marking that shows the darker parts.
ˈshady adjective
1. sheltered or giving shelter from heat or light. a shady tree; a shady corner of the garden.
2. dishonest. a shady business.
ˈshadiness noun
put in the shade
to cause to seem unimportant. She is so beautiful that she puts her sister in the shade.
References in classic literature ?
Clare had been sitting, during the whole time, with his hand shading his eyes, in the same attitude.
As she turned the horse's head towards home she rose to her feet for a moment, and shading her eyes with her hand, looked at a cloud of dust in the dim distance.
The twilight was by this time shading down into darkness; and dimly as they saw each other, they could not have done that without the aid of the fire.
Then, he took up the candle, and shading it with his murderous hand so as to throw its light on me, stood before me, looking at me and enjoying the sight.
Again, when I am in the company of one of my two hexagonal Grandsons, contemplating one of his sides (AB) full front, it will be evident from the accompanying diagram that I shall see one whole line (AB) in comparative brightness (shading off hardly at all at the ends) and two smaller lines (CA and BD) dim throughout and shading away into greater dimness towards the extremities C and D.
Their undulating flight, graceful aerial curves, and the shading of their colours, attracted and charmed one's looks.
I gather the larkspur Over the hillside, Blown mid the chaos Of boulder and bellbine; Hating the tyrant Who made me an outcast, Who of his leisure Now spares me no moment: Drinking the mountain spring, Shading at noon-day Under the cypress My limbs from the sun glare.
He was of a noble aspect, and rather handsome, but looked sullen and discontented; and he kept rubbing his eyes and shading them with his hand, as if he did not live enough in the sunshine to be very fond of its light.
Lisbeth stood still on the spot, shading her eyes and looking after him till he was quite out of sight.
said Bruno, shading his eyes with one little hand, while the other clung tightly to Sylvie's hand, as if he were half-alarmed at her strange manner.
One Major was shading his eyes with his hand and watching the woman from underneath it.
At this he leaned his head on his arm and sat so long at the table shading his eyes with his hand that I had to ask, calmly - you know - whether he wanted me to have him turned out into the corridor.