Definition of Shade off
1. Verb. Cast a shadow over.
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Literary usage of Shade off
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Air, Food, and Exercises: An Essay on the Predisposing Causes of Disease by Andrea Carlo Francisco Rabagliati (1904)
"PS health and disease shade off into one another by insensible gradations, it is often difficult to say where the one ends or where the other begins. ..."
2. International-English Dictionary by Louis Beaufront, Louis Couturat, Otto Jespersen (1908)
"... to stump. shade off (in drawing); -ilo, stump. [EF] estrad-o, raised platform (for speakers, etc.). ..."
3. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, by a Square, with Illustration by by Edwin Abbott Abbott (1899)
"The whole line (CD) will be rather shorter perhaps than that of a full-sized Woman, and will shade off more rapidly towards its extremities ; but the ..."
4. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1860)
"All things shade off into other •r speaks science as he is instructed, see» fit; he shades oft' into the scientific t ist not also shade off into the bar- ..."
5. The Popular Science Monthly (1891)
"Their spectra are also filled with bands of absorption which are peculiar in that they shade off gradually toward the blue end of the spectrum, ..."
6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1875)
"The different branches of the subject shade off like the features of an extended landscape. Boundaries, which at ì distance appear well marked and sharply ..."
7. The Story of New Zealand: A History of New Zealand from the Earliest Times by Frank Parsons (1904)
"The representatives of half the voters or J4 of the people make the laws. lt appears, therefore, that we must shade off another quarter of the circle. ..."