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
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SHADING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shading for English Language Learners
: the use of dark areas in a drawing, on a graph, etc.
shadings : small differences
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