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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shadowing, tailingnoun

    the act of following someone secretly


  1. shadowingnoun

    The effect of being shadowed (in the sense of blocked), as from a light source or radio transmission.

  2. shadowingnoun

    Speech shadowing is when an individual repeats speech as they hear it immediately without delay (usually through earphones).

  3. shadowingnoun

    Secretly or discreetly tracking or following someone, keeping under surveillance.

  4. shadowingnoun

    A faint representation; an adumbration.

    There are in savage theology shadowings, quaint or majestic, of the conception of a Supreme Deity. uE0005127uE001 Tylor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shadowing

    of Shadow

  2. Shadowingnoun

    shade, or gradation of light and color; shading

  3. Shadowingnoun

    a faint representation; an adumbration

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. shadowing

    To observe and maintain contact (not necessarily continuously) with a unit or force.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shadowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shadowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of shadowing in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    An American destroyer, USS Mahan, is currently shadowing the ship. An American destroyer thesame Russian spy ship President Trump threatened to shoot in 2017 not long after taking office.The Russian ship returned a year later. Hey, the greatest thing I could do is shoot that ship thats 30 miles offshore right out of the water, everyone in this country is going to say, Oh, its so great. Thats not great. Thats not great. I would love to be able to get along with Russia.

  2. Jeff Hall:

    I was out as a rover shadowing the last few groups and received a message from one of our staff who saw the video, came in to review that video, certainly was concerned, thomas Pagel off the course being our lead rules expert, I wanted Thomas Pagel off the course to look at it as well. By the time we were able to do that, Dustin had already played through the front nine.

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    transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    • A. nasty
    • B. transparent
    • C. squashy
    • D. occasional

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