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shadows, plural;
  1. Envelop in shadow; cast a shadow over
    • - the market is shadowed by St. Margaret's church
    • - a hood shadowed her face
  2. Follow and observe (someone) closely and typically secretly
    • - he had been up all night shadowing a team of poachers
  3. (of an opposition politician) Be the counterpart of (a government minister or a ministry)

  4. Accompany (someone) in their daily activities at work in order to gain experience at or insight into a job

  1. A dark area or shape produced by a body coming between rays of light and a surface
    • - trees cast long shadows
  2. Partial or complete darkness, esp. as produced in this way
    • - the north side of the cathedral was deep in shadow
    • - a stranger slowly approached from the shadows
  3. The shaded part of a picture

  4. A dark patch or area on a surface
    • - there are dark shadows beneath your eyes
  5. A region of opacity on a radiograph
    • - shadows on his lungs
  6. Used in reference to proximity, ominous oppressiveness, or sadness and gloom
    • - the shadow of war fell across Europe
    • - only one shadow lay over Sally's life
  7. Used in reference to something insubstantial or fleeting
    • - a freedom that was more shadow than substance
  8. Used in reference to a position of relative inferiority or obscurity
    • - he lived in the shadow of his father
  9. The slightest trace of something
    • - she knew without a shadow of a doubt that he was lying
  10. A weak or inferior remnant or version of something
    • - this fine-looking, commanding man had become a shadow of his former self
  11. An expression of perplexity or sadness
    • - a shadow crossed Maria's face
  12. An inseparable attendant or companion
    • - her faithful shadow, a Yorkshire terrier called Heathcliffe
  13. A person secretly following and observing another

  14. A person who accompanies someone in their daily activities at work in order to gain experience at or insight into a job

  15. The opposition counterpart of a government minister
    • - the shadow Chancellor
  16. Unofficial or alternative
    • - the Committee of Twenty-Five, a shadow government of unelected businessmen

  1. follow, usually without the person's knowledge; "The police are shadowing her"
  2. shade within clear boundaries
  3. cast a shadow over
  4. darkness: an unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"
  5. apparition: something existing in perception only; "a ghostly apparition at midnight"
  6. make appear small by comparison; "This year's debt dwarfs that of last year"
  7. A shadow is an area where direct light from a light source cannot reach due to obstruction by an object. It occupies all of the space behind an opaque object with light in front of it. ...
  8. Shadow, The Dark Side of Truth, is a 2009 Hindi film produced by visually-impaired Nasser Khan. The film is directed by Rohit Nayyar.
  9. "Shadow" is the second single from Ashlee Simpson's debut album, Autobiography. Released in 2004, the single peaked at #57 in the USA, becoming Simpson's second Billboard Hot 100 entry; it also peaked at #31 in Australia.
  10. The Shadows are a fictional alien species in the science fiction television series Babylon 5. Their homeworld is Z'ha'dum. In contrast to the Vorlons, whose philosophy is represented by the question "Who are you?", that of the Shadows is represented by the question "What do you want? ...
  11. Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate is a 1999 book by Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward, written with a narrative voice while utilizing firsthand interviews and news reports for its historical basis.
  12. "Shadow" is the eighth episode of season 5 of the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
  13. A dark image projected onto a surface where light is blocked by the shade of an object; Relative darkness, especially as caused by the interruption of light; gloom, obscurity; That which looms as though a shadow; Merely a hint of substance; One who secretly or furtively follows another; A type ...
  14. (Shadows) The bars that extend above and below the real body on a candlestick are called the upper and lower shadows. They indicate the high and low of the price for the period being depicted.
  15. (Shadows) Darkest areas of an image
  16. (SHADOWS) (Shadow Beings, Shadow Entities) Shadows refer to the possible paranormal apparition which appears as a dark human-form manifestation. We say "possible" paranormal apparition since the true nature of this type of paranormal event is still unknown and the subject of much research. ...
  17. (SHADOWS) Partial darkness or obscurity within a part of space from which rays from a source of light are cut off by an interposed opaque body. 1
  18. (Shadows) An ancient and very powerful legendary race which nearly ruled known space ten thousand ago, but were pushed back to their homeworld of Z'ha'dum by the First Ones and subsequently disappeared, until recently. The oldest of the known races. ...
  19. (Shadows) Håkan Dahlström on Flickr
  20. (Shadows) Shaded areas in a drawing
  21. (Shadows) The darkest parts of a subject or image. The opposite of shadows are highlights, the lightest parts of the image, and it is the transitions between the two that give photos their sense of tonality. A correct exposure should preserve fine detail even in shadow areas.
  22. (Shadows) means the dark places where there isn’t much light or sunshine. What’s the word?
  23. (Shadows) simulated lights don't normally cast shadows. And, they also pass through solid objects - so a light inside a closed box would actually illuminate things outside the box as if the box were transparent. The shading on objects is only calculated based on the angle of the surface.
  24. (Shadows) temporary frames arranged upside-down on a building board. Shadows are used during hull planking and are later removed.
  25. (shadows) The term 'shadow' is used to describe a group of beings with characteristics that cause them to be visually similar to shadows; they generally contain a thick, cold-feeling energy. More...