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shade

noun /ʃeid/
slight darkness caused by the blocking of some light
sombra
I prefer to sit in the shade rather than the sun.
the dark parts of a picture
sombra
the clever use of light and shade in the portrait.
something that screens or shelters from light or heat
pantalla, visera
a large sunshade a shade for a light.
a variety of a colour/color; a slight difference
tono, matiz
a pretty shade of green shades of meaning.
a slight amount
poquito
The weather is a shade better today.
shaded adjective (of parts of a picture) made darker
sombreado
the shaded area of the diagram.
shades noun plural (especially American) sunglasses
gafas de sol
He’s wearing a pair of shades.
shading noun (in a picture etc) the marking that shows the darker parts.
sombreado
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
sospechoso, turbio
a shady business.
shadiness noun
sombra
put in the shade to cause to seem unimportant
eclipsar
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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