sunshade


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sun·shade

 (sŭn′shād′)
n.
Something, such as an awning or a billed cap, that is used or worn as a protection from the sun's rays.

sunshade

(ˈsʌnˌʃeɪd)
n
(Textiles) a device, esp a parasol or awning, serving to shade from the sun

sun•shade

(ˈsʌnˌʃeɪd)

n.
something used as a protection from the rays of the sun, as an awning or a parasol.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sunshade - a canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sunsunshade - a canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun
canopy - a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather
2.sunshade - a handheld collapsible source of shadesunshade - a handheld collapsible source of shade
shade - protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight; "they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"
Translations
مِظَلَّه من الشَّمْس
slunečníksluneční clona
parasol
auringonvarjo
napernyő
sólskyggni
日陰
sončnik
solskydd

sunshade

[ˈsʌnʃeɪd] N (portable) → sombrilla f; (= awning) → toldo m

sunshade

[ˈsʌnʃeɪd] n
(hand-held)ombrelle f
(over table)parasol m

sunshade

[ˈsʌnˌʃeɪd] n (portable) → parasole m inv; (for eyes) → visiera; (in car) → aletta parasole; (awning) → tenda da sole

sun

(san) noun
1. the round body in the sky that gives light and heat to the earth. The Sun is nearly 150 million kilometres away from the Earth.
2. any of the fixed stars. Do other suns have planets revolving round them?
3. light and heat from the sun; sunshine. We sat in the sun; In Britain they don't get enough sun; The sun has faded the curtains.
verbpast tense, past participle sunned
to expose (oneself) to the sun's rays. He's sunning himself in the garden.
ˈsunless adjective
without sun, or lacking sunlight. a sunless room.
ˈsunny adjective
1. filled with sunshine. sunny weather.
2. cheerful and happy. The child has a sunny nature.
ˈsunniness noun
ˈsunbathe verb
to lie or sit in the sun, especially wearing few clothes, in order to get a suntan.
ˈsunbeam noun
a ray of the sun.
ˈsunburn noun
the brown or red colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun's rays.
ˈsunburned, ˈsunburnt adjective
sunburnt faces.
ˈsundial noun
a device, usually in a garden, for telling time from the shadow of a rod or plate on its surface cast by the sun.
ˈsundown noun
(especially American) sunset.
ˈsunflower noun
a type of large yellow flower with petals like rays of the sun, from whose seeds we get oil.
ˈsunglasses noun plural
glasses of dark-coloured glass or plastic to protect the eyes in bright sunlight.
ˈsunlight noun
the light of the sun. The cat was sitting in a patch of sunlight.
ˈsunlit adjective
lighted up by the sun. a sunlit room.
ˈsunrise noun
the rising of the sun in the morning, or the time of this.
ˈsunset noun
the setting of the sun, or the time of this. the red glow of the sunset.
ˈsunshade noun
a type of umbrella for sheltering a person from the sun; a parasol.
ˈsunshine noun
1. the light of the sun. The children were playing in the sunshine.
2. cheerfulness or happiness.
ˈsunstroke noun
a serious illness caused by being in very hot sunshine for too long.
ˈsuntan noun
a brown colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun. I'm trying to get a suntan.
catch the sun
to become sunburnt.
under the sun
in the whole world. I'm sure that he must have visited every country under the sun.
References in classic literature ?
He fixed his gaze upon a white sunshade that was advancing at snail's pace from the beach.
A long black braid of hair swung with the motion of the coach; the child held her hat in one hand and with the other made ineffectual attempts to stab the driver with her microscopic sunshade.
She looked downward too, disturbing the pattern with the point of her sunshade while she struggled for expression.
Oh, here's Madame Stahl," said Kitty, indicating an invalid carriage, where, propped on pillows, something in gray and blue was lying under a sunshade.
She tapped him reprovingly on the arm with her sunshade.
We'll stop at Meg's, and borrow her white sunshade, and then you can have my dove-colored one.
Forth, likewise, from the portal of the old house stepped Phoebe, putting up her small green sunshade, and throwing upward a glance and smile of parting kindness to the faces at the arched window.
Rather peevishly she bade Max be quiet, walked slowly to cool herself, and put up her sunshade to avert freckles.
The girl, always following the captain, had her sunshade in her hands.
On the other side of him the grass partly hid Miss Ethel's sunshade, and just beyond it lay a curious little glass bottle hardly two inches long.
I saw Lloyd's face drop, but he answered sneeringly, "I can carry a sunshade, you know.
There were six of them coming along under their sunshades, with four servants mounted, and three muleteers on foot.