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Spanish translation of “shade”


noun /ʃeid/
slight darkness caused by the blocking of some light I prefer to sit in the shade rather than the sun. the dark parts of a picture the clever use of light and shade in the portrait. something that screens or shelters from light or heat a large sunshade a shade for a light. a variety of a colour/color; a slight difference a pretty shade of green shades of meaning. a slight amount
The weather is a shade better today.
shaded adjective (of parts of a picture) made darker the shaded area of the diagram. shades noun plural (especially American) sunglasses He’s wearing a pair of shades. shading noun (in a picture etc) the marking that shows the darker parts. shady adjective (comparative shadier, superlative shadiest) sheltered or giving shelter from heat or light
a la sombra
a shady tree a shady corner of the garden.
dishonest a shady business.
shadiness noun put in the shade to cause to seem unimportant She is so beautiful that she puts her sister in the shade.
(Definition of shade from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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