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shading

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

shading

noun

: the use of dark areas in a drawing, on a graph, etc.

shadings : small differences

Full Definition of SHADING

1
:  the use of marking made within outlines to suggest three-dimensionality, shadow, or degrees of light and dark in a picture or drawing
2
:  an interpretative effect in music gained especially by subtle changes in dynamics

First Known Use of SHADING

1663

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