from The Century Dictionary.

  • Marked with gradations of color.
  • Screened; sheltered.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Being in the shade, not in direct light.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of shade.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective protected from heat and light with shade or shadow
  • adjective (of pictures or drawings) drawn or painted with degrees or gradations of shadow


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