shading: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (shā'ding), [key]
— n.
  1. a slight variation or difference of color, character, etc.
  2. the act of a person or thing that shades.
  3. the representation of the different values of color or light and dark in a painting or drawing.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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