Associations to the word «Shed»


SHED, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) (UK) (dialect) To part or divide.
SHED, verb. (ambitransitive) To part with, separate from, leave off; cast off, let fall, be divested of.
SHED, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To pour; to make flow.
SHED, verb. (transitive) To allow to flow or fall.
SHED, verb. (transitive) To radiate, cast, give off (light); see also shed light on.
SHED, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To pour forth, give off, impart.
SHED, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To fall in drops; to pour.
SHED, verb. To sprinkle; to intersperse; to cover.
SHED, verb. (weaving) To divide, as the warp threads, so as to form a shed, or passageway, for the shuttle.
SHED, noun. (weaving) An area between upper and lower warp yarns through which the weft is woven.
SHED, noun. (obsolete) A distinction or dividing-line.
SHED, noun. (obsolete) A parting in the hair.
SHED, noun. (obsolete) An area of land as distinguished from those around it.
SHED, noun. A slight or temporary structure built to shade or shelter something; a structure usually open in front; an outbuilding; a hut.
SHED, noun. (British) (derogatory) (informal) An automobile which is old, worn-out, slow, or otherwise of poor quality.
SHED, noun. (British) (rail transportation) A British Rail Class 66 locomotive.
SHED A TEAR, verb. (idiomatic) To have a tear released, to cry (due to sadness)
SHED LIGHT ON, verb. To illuminate; to make clear.
SHED LIGHT UPON, verb. (idiomatic) Illuminate to the understanding; make intelligible; clarify or explain (something unknown).
SHED LOAD, noun. A load that has been shed
SHED LOAD, noun. Alternative spelling of shedload
SHED LOADS, noun. Plural of shed load
SHED ROOF, noun. (construction) A roof having only one sloping plane and no hips, ridges or valleys.
SHED ROOFS, noun. Plural of shed roof
SHED ROOVES, noun. (rare) plural of shed roof (alternative spelling of shed roofs).
SHED TEARS, verb. Shed a tear

Dictionary definition

SHED, noun. An outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage.
SHED, verb. Get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes".
SHED, verb. 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".
SHED, verb. Cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table".
SHED, verb. Cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring".
SHED, adjective. Shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy".

Wise words

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