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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

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  1. shedding

    Shedding refers to the process of discarding, losing, or casting off something that is no longer needed. This could refer to a variety of things such as an animal losing its fur or skin, a tree losing its leaves, a person losing hair, or even a material object losing bits of its substance over time.

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. T. Starr King:

    The spirit of a person's life is ever shedding some power, just as a flower is steadily bestowing fragrance upon the air.

  2. Chief Executive Michael Corbat:

    We have undoubtedly become a simpler, smaller, safer and stronger institution, we have sharpened our focus on target clients, shedding over 20 consumer and institutional businesses in the process.

  3. Sybrina Fulton:

    I think this is shedding light to what's going on, this is not something new. It's been happening. ... But it's just been bringing light to what's happening. It's bringing it to the forefront which is why there's so much conversations. ... Because people are now realizing ... it's not just about African-American rights ... it's about human rights.

  4. Oscar Cantu:

    I’ve read most of those written testimonies, and they are stories of tremendous faith, people who have been dealing with terrible suffering in their lives and have felt a tremendous spiritual consolation that Mary walks with us in our tears, i can’t help but think of my own shedding of tears for the poor people who come to our border, fleeing life-threatening situations. The tears of those children who are separated from their parents. There are many reasons we would shed tears, and God stands with us in those moments.

  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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