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.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


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

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