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shade

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1 partial darkness due to the obstruction of light rays

  • it was hard to see in the shade after being in the brilliant sunlight
  • the trees cast shade
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3 a property that becomes apparent when light falls on an object and by which things that are identical in form can be distinguished

  • a lovely shade of blue
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5 the soul of a dead person thought of especially as appearing to living people

  • spirits and shades haunting the night
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shade

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to shelter (something) from light and heat

  • the trees shaded us quite nicely from the noonday sun
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