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shed·ding

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shedding, sloughingnoun

    the process whereby something is shed

  2. desquamation, peeling, sheddingnoun

    loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shedding

    of Shed

  2. Sheddingnoun

    the act of shedding, separating, or casting off or out; as, the shedding of blood

  3. Sheddingnoun

    that which is shed, or cast off

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shedding in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shedding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of shedding in a Sentence

  1. Melissa Nolan:

    As we learn more about the virus, evidence suggests that most people with symptoms will present within 4 to 6 days of exposure. Based on our current evidence, we believe people who have recovered from COVID-19 infection are no longer shedding virus seven days following their last symptom and that they do not pose a risk for transmitting this virus to others, ideally, we would have universal testing available, and everyone would be able to have a test prior to returning to work.

  2. Christophe Snoeck:

    Our results are the first one to provide direct evidence on the origin of those buried at Stonehenge, shedding light on the importance of the site in the Neolithic landscape.

  3. Michel Milinkovitch:

    This study potentially establishes a link between a human pathological condition and the skin of African elephants, strikingly, we show strong similarities between the normal skin morphology of African elephants and that of humans affected by' ichthyosis vulgaris,' a common genetic disorder affecting about 1 in 250 people that is known to impact shedding of the skin and cause dry, scaly skin.

  4. Lord Byron:

    The drying up a single tear has more of honest fame than shedding seas of gore.

  5. Anne Rimoin:

    When you speak, sometimes you'll spit a little bit, you'll rub your nose. You'll touch your mouth. You'll rub your eyes. And then you'll touch other surfaces, and then you will be spreading virus if you are infected and shedding asymptomatically.

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