DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

6 definitions found

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

 shedding
 洩出; 開口

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shed, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shed; p. pr. & vb. n. Shedding.]
 1. To separate; to divide. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
 2. To part with; to throw off or give forth from one's self; to emit; to diffuse; to cause to emanate or flow; to pour forth or out; to spill; as, the sun sheds light; she shed tears; the clouds shed rain.
    Did Romeo's hand shed Tybalt's blood?   --Shak.
 Twice seven consenting years have shed
 Their utmost bounty on thy head.   --Wordsworth.
 3. To let fall; to throw off, as a natural covering of hair, feathers, shell; to cast; as, fowls shed their feathers; serpents shed their skins; trees shed leaves.
 4. To cause to flow off without penetrating; as, a tight roof, or covering of oiled cloth, sheeds water.
 5. To sprinkle; to intersperse; to cover. [R.] “Her hair . . . is shed with gray.”
 6. Weaving To divide, as the warp threads, so as to form a shed, or passageway, for the shuttle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shed·ding n.
 1. The act of shedding, separating, or casting off or out; as, the shedding of blood.
 2. That which is shed, or cast off. [R.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 shedding
      n 1: the process whereby something is shed [syn: sloughing]
      2: loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming
         off in scales [syn: desquamation, peeling]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 shed
      adj : shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have
            caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy" [syn:
            caducous] [ant: persistent]
      n : an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or
          storage
      v 1: get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your
           clothes" [syn: cast, cast off, shake off, throw,
            throw off, throw away, drop]
      2: pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or
         small quantities; "shed tears"; "spill blood"; "God shed
         His grace on Thee" [syn: spill, pour forth]
      3: cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or
         over; "spill the beans all over the table" [syn: spill,
         disgorge]
      4: cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "out dog sheds every
         Spring" [syn: molt, exuviate, moult, slough]
      [also: shedding]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 shedding
      See shed