Definitions for shadingˈʃeɪ dɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

shad•ingˈʃeɪ dɪŋ(n.)

  1. a slight variation or difference of color, character, etc.

  2. the representation of the different values of color or light and dark in a painting or drawing.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shading(noun)

    graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting

  2. shading, blending(noun)

    a gradation involving small or imperceptible differences between grades

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shading

    of Shade

  2. Shading(noun)

    act or process of making a shade

  3. Shading(noun)

    that filling up which represents the effect of more or less darkness, expressing rotundity, projection, etc., in a picture or a drawing


  1. Shading

    Shading refers to depicting depth perception in 3D models or illustrations by varying levels of darkness.

Anagrams of shading

  1. dashing

Translations for shading

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(in a picture etc) the marking that shows the darker parts.

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