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

 shad·ow /ˈʃæ(ˌ)do/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 shad·ow /ˈʃæd(ˌ)o, ə(w)/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 遮蔽; 靜區

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shad·ow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shadowed p. pr. & vb. n. Shadowing.]
 1. To cut off light from; to put in shade; to shade; to throw a shadow upon; to overspead with obscurity.
 The warlike elf much wondered at this tree,
 So fair and great, that shadowed all the ground.   --Spenser.
 2. To conceal; to hide; to screen. [R.]
 Let every soldier hew him down a bough.
 And bear't before him; thereby shall we shadow
 The numbers of our host.   --Shak.
 3. To protect; to shelter from danger; to shroud.
    Shadowing their right under your wings of war.   --Shak.
 4. To mark with gradations of light or color; to shade.
 5. To represent faintly or imperfectly; to adumbrate; hence, to represent typically.
    Augustus is shadowed in the person of Æneas.   --Dryden.
 6. To cloud; to darken; to cast a gloom over.
    The shadowed livery of the burnished sun.   --Shak.
 Why sad?
 I must not see the face O love thus shadowed.   --Beau. & Fl.
 7. To attend as closely as a shadow; to follow and watch closely, especially in a secret or unobserved manner; as, a detective shadows a criminal.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shad·ow n.
 1. Shade within defined limits; obscurity or deprivation of light, apparent on a surface, and representing the form of the body which intercepts the rays of light; as, the shadow of a man, of a tree, or of a tower. See the Note under Shade, n., 1.
 2. Darkness; shade; obscurity.
    Night's sable shadows from the ocean rise.   --Denham.
 3. A shaded place; shelter; protection; security.
 In secret shadow from the sunny ray,
 On a sweet bed of lilies softly laid.   --Spenser.
 4. A reflected image, as in a mirror or in water.
 5. That which follows or attends a person or thing like a shadow; an inseparable companion; hence, an obsequious follower.
    Sin and her shadow Death.   --Milton.
 6. A spirit; a ghost; a shade; a phantom. “Hence, horrible shadow!”
 7. An imperfect and faint representation; adumbration; indistinct image; dim bodying forth; hence, mystical representation; type.
    The law having a shadow of good things to come.   --Heb. x. 1.
    [Types] and shadows of that destined seed.   --Milton.
 8. A small degree; a shade. “No variableness, neither shadow of turning.”
 9. An uninvited guest coming with one who is invited. [A Latinism]
 I must not have my board pastered with shadows
 That under other men's protection break in
 Without invitement.   --Massinger.
 Shadow of death, darkness or gloom like that caused by the presence or the impending of death.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: shade within clear boundaries
      2: an unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"
         [syn: darkness, dark]
      3: something existing in perception only; "a ghostly apparition
         at midnight" [syn: apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma]
      4: a premonition of something adverse; "a shadow over his
      5: an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't
         a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of
         condescension" [syn: trace, vestige, tincture]
      6: refuge from danger or observation; "he felt secure in his
         father's shadow"
      7: a dominating and pervasive presence; "he received little
         recognition working in the shadow of his father"
      8: a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
         [syn: tail, shadower]
      9: an inseparable companion; "the poor child was his mother's
      v 1: follow, usually without the person's knowledge; "The police
           are shadowing her"
      2: cast a shadow over [syn: shade, shade off]
      3: make appear small by comparison; "This year's debt dwarves
         that of last year" [syn: overshadow, dwarf]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    used in Col. 2:17; Heb. 8:5; 10:1 to denote the typical relation
    of the Jewish to the Christian dispensation.