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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shad·ing /ˈʃedɪŋ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 遮掩; 阻蔽

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shade v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Shading.]
 1. To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from.
 I went to crop the sylvan scenes,
 And shade our altars with their leafy greens.   --Dryden.
 2. To shelter; to cover from injury; to protect; to screen; to hide; as, to shade one's eyes.
    Ere in our own house I do shade my head.   --Shak.
 3. To obscure; to dim the brightness of.
 Thou shad'st
 The full blaze of thy beams.   --Milton.
 4. To pain in obscure colors; to darken.
 5. To mark with gradations of light or color.
 6. To present a shadow or image of; to shadow forth; to represent. [Obs.]
 [The goddess] in her person cunningly did shade
 That part of Justice which is Equity.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shad·ing, n.
 1. Act or process of making a shade.
 2. That filling up which represents the effect of more or less darkness, expressing rotundity, projection, etc., in a picture or a drawing.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a
           drawing or painting
      2: a gradation involving small or imperceptible differences
         between grades [syn: blending]