a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight
a representation of the effect of shadows in a picture or drawing (as by shading or darker pigment)
a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
a mental representation of some haunting experience
a protective ornamental covering for a lamp, used to screen a light bulb from direct view
a slight amount or degree of difference
pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree
a position of relative inferiority
relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
cast a shadow over
represent the effect of shade or shadow on
protect from light, heat, or view
Comparative obscurity owing to interception or interruption of the rays of light; partial darkness caused by the intervention of something between the space contemplated and the source of light.
An obscure place; a spot not exposed to light; hence, a secluded retreat.
That which intercepts, or shelters from, light or the direct rays of the sun; hence, also, that which protects from heat or currents of air; a screen; protection; shelter; cover; as, a lamp shade.
The soul after its separation from the body;
The darker portion of a picture; a less illuminated part. see def. 1, above.
Degree or variation of color, as darker or lighter, stronger or paler; as, a delicate shade of pink.
A minute difference or variation, as of thought, belief, expression, etc.; also, the quality or degree of anything which is distinguished from others similar by slight differences; as, the shades of meaning in synonyms.
To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from.
To shelter; to cover from injury; to protect; to screen; to hide; as, to shade one's eyes.
To obscure; to dim the brightness of.
To pain in obscure colors; to darken.
To mark with gradations of light or color.
To present a shadow or image of; to shadow forth; to represent.