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sunglasses, dark glasses, shadesnoun
spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun
"he was wearing a pair of mirrored shades"
His shades are by some famous designer.
Sunglasses or sun glasses (informally called shades or sunnies; more names below) are a form of protective eyewear designed primarily to prevent bright sunlight and high-energy visible light from damaging or discomforting the eyes. They can sometimes also function as a visual aid, as variously termed spectacles or glasses exist, featuring lenses that are colored, polarized or darkened. In the early 20th century, they were also known as sun cheaters (cheaters then being an American slang term for glasses).Since the 1930s, sunglasses have been a popular fashion accessory, especially on the beach. The American Optometric Association recommends wearing sunglasses that block ultraviolet radiation (UV) whenever a person is in the sunlight to protect the eyes from UV and blue light, which can cause several serious eye problems. Their usage is mandatory immediately after some surgical procedures, such as LASIK, and recommended for a certain time period in dusty areas, when leaving the house and in front of a TV screen or computer monitor after LASEK. It is important to note that dark glasses that do not block UV radiation can be more damaging to the eyes than not wearing eye protection at all, since they tend to open the pupil and allow more UV rays into the eye.
Shades generally refer to various levels of darkness or lightness of a color, made by adding black or white to it. They can refer also to things like window coverings or sunglasses, designed to block or reduce light, heat, or visibility. Furthermore, in a broader or figurative sense, shades can also refer to subtle or slight variations of certain qualities or characteristics.
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Coloured glasses for quadrants, sextants, and circles. (See DARK GLASSES, or SCREENS.)
Song lyrics by shades -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by shades on the Lyrics.com website.
The numerical value of shades in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of shades in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
The success of South Korean brands has a lot to do with Chinese consumers copying the style of South Korean soap opera and music stars, they'll even go so far as to get the particular products being used by these stars. The stores will try to get in the exact shades that South Korean actresses are using.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with the shades of deeper meaning.
We can customize different paint shades for clients, unlike big paint companies which can only provide specific paint shades.
They'll even go so far as to get the particular products being used by these stars. The stores will try to get in the exact shades that South Korean actresses are using.
Shades of Woodrow Wilson. The last Jersey guy who got elected president did not carry the state in his 1916 reelection, and this poll shows we haven't changed in the last century.
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