shade


shade
01. We stood in the [shade] of a large tree, and watched the children play in the hot sun.
02. This sun is too hot; let's go sit over there where it's [shady].
03. We painted our kitchen and living room in differing [shades] of yellow.
04. The child [shaded] his eyes from the sun with his hand.
05. Yasmin sat in the [shade] of a palm tree, reading magazines, and drinking a cold beer.
06. Plant these bushes in a [shady] area with lots of drainage.
07. We put a bench in a [shady] area of the garden, so we could get out of the sun when we wanted to.
08. In Kashmir, there is a proverb which observes that where there is sunshine, there is also [shade].
09. There is an Osage proverb which states that if you want a place in the sun, you must leave the [shade] of the family tree.
10. Thomas Hood wrote, "No [shade], no shine, no butterflies, no bees, no fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, November!"
11. The average human eye can distinguish about 500 different [shades] of gray.
12. Camels seem to prefer to rest in sunlight even if [shade] is available.
13. The use of [shading] in the painting conveys a sense of mass and volume which enhances the naturalistic effect of the scene.
14. Trees in the city of Bangkok are not tall enough to [shade] the elephants which are tourist attractions there, so they often get sunburnt.
15. Dogs only see [shades] of gray.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Shade — (sh[=a]d), n. [OE. shade, shadewe, schadewe, AS. sceadu, scead; akin to OS. skado, D. schaduw, OHG. scato, (gen. scatewes), G. schatten, Goth. skadus, Ir. & Gael. sgath, and probably to Gr. sko tos darkness. [root]162. Cf. {Shadow}, {Shed} a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shade — is the blocking of sunlight (in particular direct sunshine) by any object, and also the shadow created by that object. It may refer to blocking of sunlight by a roof, a tree, an umbrella, a window shade or blind, curtains, or other objects. Shade …   Wikipedia

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  • Shade — Shade, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shading}.] 1. To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from. Milton. [1913 Webster] I went to crop the sylvan scenes, And shade our altars with their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • shade — [n1] dimness adumbration, blackness, coolness, cover, darkness, dusk, gloominess, obscuration, obscurity, penumbra, screen, semidarkness, shadiness, shadow, shadows, umbra, umbrage; concept 620 Ant. brightness, light shade [n2] blind, shield… …   New thesaurus

  • shade in — ˈshade ˌin [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they shade in he/she/it shades in present participle shading in past tense …   Useful english dictionary

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  • shade — ► NOUN 1) comparative darkness and coolness caused by shelter from direct sunlight. 2) a colour, especially with regard to how light or dark it is. 3) a position of relative inferiority or obscurity: your bravery puts me in the shade. 4) a… …   English terms dictionary


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