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1) An area darkened by the blocking of light. Shaded exterior surfaces, such as buildings and trees are more susceptible to microbiological growths due to the lack of sunshine.
Synonyms and Related Terms
1: shading; shadow
2: shades; blinds
Resources and Citations
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, https://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000
- Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shade (accessed Mar. 16, 2006)