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sheds, plural;
  1. (of a tree or other plant) Allow (leaves or fruit) to fall to the ground
    • - both varieties shed leaves in winter
  2. (of a reptile, insect, etc.) Allow (its skin or shell) to come off, to be replaced by another one that has grown underneath

  3. (of a mammal) Lose (hair) as a result of molting, disease, or age

  4. Take off (clothes)

  5. Discard (something undesirable, superfluous, or outdated)
    • - what they lacked was a willingness to shed the arrogance of the past
  6. Have the property of preventing (something) from being absorbed
    • - this leather has a superior ability to shed water, sweat, and salt
  7. Eliminate part of (an electrical power load) by disconnecting circuits

  1. A simple roofed structure, typically made of wood or metal, used as a storage space, a shelter for animals, or a workshop

  2. A larger structure, typically with one or more sides open, for storing or maintaining vehicles or other machinery
    • - a shed is required for the three shunt engines

  1. an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
  2. caducous: shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy"
  3. get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
  4. spill: pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities; "shed tears"; "spill blood"; "God shed His grace on Thee"
  5. spill: cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"
  6. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"
  7. A shed is typically a simple, single-story structure in a back garden or on an allotment that is used for storage, hobbies, or as a workshop.
  8. Shed is an Ancient Egyptian deity, popularly called, 'the savior' and is first recorded after the Amarna Period. Representing the concept of salvation he is identified with Horus and in particular "Horus the Child". ...
  9. Rene Pawlowitz, moniker Shed, is a Berlin-based techno DJ and producer. His debut album Shedding the Past was named the album of the year by Resident Advisor—an online magazine with a focus on electronic music.
  10. A barn (symbol b) is a unit of area. Originally used in nuclear physics for expressing the cross sectional area of nuclei and nuclear reactions, today it is used in all fields of high energy physics to express the cross sections of any scattering process. ...
  11. Shed is a videogame available on Xbox Live, under the Xbox Live Indie Games channel, based on the rules of a card game called Shithead.
  12. In weaving, the shed is the temporary separation between upper and lower warp yarns through which the weft is woven. The shed is created to make it easy to interlace the weft into the warp and thus create woven fabric. ...
  13. An area between upper and lower warp yarns through which the weft is woven; A distinction or dividing-line; A parting in the hair; An area of land as distinguished from those around it; To part or divide; To pour; to make flow; To allow to flow or fall; To radiate, cast, give off; To ...
  14. (Sheds) Each year the antlers of a male deer fall off, or are shed. Hunters have come to know the antler remains by the term "sheds." Some hunters look for these shed antlers each year. They are used for making craft items or tools and are sometimes used during hunting season to rattle with. ...
  15. The opening formed through the warps when alternate warps are raised to permit the shuttle and weft to pass through the warps.  There is one shed for each set of warps, depending on whether even or odd-numbered warps are raised.
  16. Second in a series of ten architecturally-recognized standard gas station types; developed in about 1915. Most were simple enclosures, similar to buildings located in lumberyards and coal yards, with gravel or dirt driveways.
  17. The opening made across the WARP by the raising of some threads and the depressing of others. It is through this opening that the SHUTTLE passes and lays the cross of FILLING YARN of a fabric.
  18. Acronym for Sealed Housing Evaporative Determination System
  19. Also referred to as the Woodshed, this is another name for the Timbers Army Section. It includes 101-108 and 201-208, and is behind the North-end goal.
  20. Covered area for the reception, delivery, consolidation, distribution, and storage of cargo. Note: A warehouse usually points at longer term storage, whereas a shed usually is used for shorter term storage.
  21. A roof type with one high pitched plane covering the entire structure.
  22. A lean-to roof; also the room created by the lean-to.
  23. An abbreviation for loco or locomotive shed; usually referred to as a steam shed pre 1923. A shed was the base to which each locomotive was allocated and which was responsible for routine maintenance, coaling, oiling and minor repairs.
  24. The dog separating the livestock and holding a group or individual for a specific length of time.
  25. small out-building usually used for workshop, garden tool storage, or other work or storgage uses.