Definitions

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  • n. One who, or that which, shades.
  • n. A set of software instructions used to calculate rendering effects on graphics hardware.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, shades.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which shades.

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Examples

  • The term shader model, or pixel shader version can be used to describe GPU hardware generations correctly and/or in an API neutral fashion.

    Slashdot

  • The question of how to handle that is an interesting one, because just simple emission of geometry via a shader is a very desirable feature (for example path rendering in OpenVG would profit from that).

    Planet KDE

  • The X direction in OpenGL and in the shader are the same, but the Y and Z are not.

    GameDev.Net

  • It's a low-level cross-platform system, without z-buffer, but you can do any kind of shader-based rendering using Hydra.

    A New Virtual World Winter?

  • When my "shader" is ready for use it has some resemblance to a paper umbrella with a handle at one side instead of in the middle.

    Amateur Gardencraft A Book for the Home-Maker and Garden Lover

  • I make use of a "shader" that I have "evolved from my inner consciousness" that gives better satisfaction than anything else I have ever tried.

    Amateur Gardencraft A Book for the Home-Maker and Garden Lover

  • I had used Advent's earliest products for many years, upgraded regularly and purchased its "shader" disks to the tune of many thousands of dollars, but the product was very useful.

    VersionTracker: Mac OS X

  • -7 / +2looks computer generated, zoom in to 100\% and it's easy to tell the background is blurred using some kind of shader effect, it is not the type of smooth depth-of-field you would get in a real photo.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • -10 / +2looks computer generated, zoom in to 100\% and it's easy to tell the background is blurred using some kind of shader effect, it is not the type of smooth depth-of-field you would get in a real photo.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • Fur shader applied to a screenshot, without shadows.

    Fuzzy Wuzzy Bees – Rendering Fur : KillerCodingNinjaBunny

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