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shading

noun

Simple Definition of shading

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

  • shadings : small differences

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of shading

  1. 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. 2 :  an interpretative effect in music gained especially by subtle changes in dynamics

1663

First Known Use of shading

1663

Rhymes with shading



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