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shades, plural;
  1. Screen from direct light
    • - she shaded her eyes against the sun
  2. Cover, moderate, or exclude the light of
    • - he shaded the flashlight with his hand
  3. Darken or color (an illustration or diagram) with parallel pencil lines or a block of color
    • - she shaded in the outline of a chimney
  4. (of a color or something colored) Gradually change into another color
    • - the sky shaded from turquoise to night blue
  5. Make a slight reduction in the amount, rate, or price of
    • - banks may shade the margin over base rate they charge customers
  1. Comparative darkness and coolness caused by shelter from direct sunlight
    • - sitting in the shade
    • - this area will be in shade for much of the day
  2. The darker part of a picture

  3. A shadow or area of darkness
    • - the shades of evening drew on
  4. A position of relative inferiority or obscurity
    • - her elegant pink and black ensemble would put most outfits in the shade
  5. A portrait in silhouette

  6. A color, esp. with regard to how light or dark it is or as distinguished from one nearly like it
    • - various shades of blue
    • - Maria's eyes darkened in shade
  7. A slight degree of difference between colors

  8. A slightly differing variety of something
    • - politicians of all shades of opinion
  9. A slight amount of something
    • - there is a shade of wistfulness in his rejection
  10. A lampshade

  11. A screen or blind on a window

  12. An eyeshade

  13. Sunglasses

  14. A ghost

  15. The underworld; Hades

  1. relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body; "it is much cooler in the shade"; "there's too much shadiness to take good photographs"
  2. shadow: cast a shadow over
  3. represent the effect of shade or shadow on
  4. a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
  5. protect from light, heat, or view; "Shade your eyes when you step out into the bright sunlight"
  6. protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight; "they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"
  7. Shade is the blocking of sunlight (in particular direct sunshine) by any object, and also the shadow created by that object. Shade also consists of the colors grey, black, white, etc. ...
  8. The Shade (Richard Swift) is a comic book character developed in the 1940s for National Comics. Debuted as a villain, the Shade was best known for fighting against two generations of superheroes, most notably the Golden Age and Silver Age versions of the Flash. ...
  9. In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, shades are humanoids who have merged with the essence of the Plane of Shadow. In Third Edition, a shade is created by applying a template to a humanoid creature.
  10. Shade is a 2003 neo-noir crime drama starring Stuart Townsend, Gabriel Byrne, Thandie Newton, Jamie Foxx, Roger Guenveur Smith, Melanie Griffith and Sylvester Stallone. The film follows a trio of grifters who attempt to set up a legendary card sharp nicknamed "The Dean. ...
  11. Shade is a work of interactive fiction released in 2000 by Andrew Plotkin. The author describes it as a "one-room game set in your apartment". Shade won the 2000 XYZZY Award for Best Setting. ...
  12. Shade is a studio album by Murray Head. It was released in 1983.
  13. Darkness where light, particularly sunlight, is blocked; Something that blocks light, particularly in a window; A variety of a colour/color, in particular one obtained by adding black (compare tint); A subtle variation in a concept; A ghost; A creature that is partially human and partially ...
  14. (shades) (slang) sunglasses, sun-glasses
  15. (Shaded) The sorting of cigars by color before being packaged.
  16. (Shaded) (Of a call) A call that is not quite warranted by the strength of the hand making it.
  17. (Shaded) Opaque areas represent the areas that are the faces of the design, the edges are not shown
  18. (Shaded) a coat pattern consisting of a single color that varies from light to dark shading across the length of each hair.
  19. (shaded) Displays a model as a colored solid. See HLR, HLV, and wireframe.
  20. Shaded pattern is to show a gradual and discernible transition of a basic color, usually from dark to light. Darker color most often appears on the back, head, ears, tail, feet, and leg areas, then shades to a lighter color on the sides and belly.
  21. (Shades) A popular parlour game, played by drawing the outline of a person's head. The person would sit in profile, with a light pointing so that their image was cast in shadow on a wall or blank space by candlelight or lamplight. ...
  22. (Shades) An adjustable window covering that shields natural light with complete control.
  23. (Shades) Used in Ireland, from plainclothes gardai detectives from the 70′s who were recognisable as they commonly wore sunglasses. Common in Limerick.
  24. (Shades) are a top treatment either applied to a board or rod that can be stationary or can be movable vertically. They are usually used as a privacy treatment and can be decorated in fabrics in many ways. (See example)
  25. (Shades) are stationary gun turrets capable of rotating 360°. They are entered like a vehicle and thrown around like one (although they are fixed during Halo multiplayer games). They consist of a stand and a floating mobile turret-like seating with control systems to its gun. ...