Meaning of shadowing

shad•ow•ing

Pronunciation: (shad'ō-ing), [key]
— n. Cytol.,
  1. a method of enhancing the visibility of the surface features of a specimen for electron microscopic viewing by spraying it from one side with a coating of metal atoms.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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