Pronunciation: shĕd
n.1.A slight or temporary structure built to shade or shelter something; a structure often open in front; an outbuilding; a hut; as, a wagon shed; a wood shed.
The first Aletes born in lowly shed.
- Fairfax.
2.(Aëronautics) A covered structure for housing aircraft; a hangar.
v. t.1.To separate; to divide.
[imp. & p. p. Shed; p. pr. & vb. n. Shedding.]
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.
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.
6.(Weaving) To divide, as the warp threads, so as to form a shed, or passageway, for the shuttle.
v. i.1.To fall in drops; to pour.
2.To let fall the parts, as seeds or fruit; to throw off a covering or envelope.
n.1.A parting; a separation; a division.
2.The act of shedding or spilling; - used only in composition, as in bloodshed.
3.That which parts, divides, or sheds; - used in composition, as in watershed.
4.(Weaving) The passageway between the threads of the warp through which the shuttle is thrown, having a sloping top and bottom made by raising and lowering the alternate threads.
Noun1.shed - an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
Verb1.shed - get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
2.shed - 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"
Synonyms: pour forth, spill
3.shed - cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"
Synonyms: disgorge, spill
4.shed - cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "out dog sheds every Spring"
Synonyms: exuviate, molt, moult, slough
Adj.1.shed - shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy"
Synonyms: caducous
Segmented Hypergraphics EDitor (MS, Windows, ADT) To see a shed in your dream, suggests that you are not utilizing your full abilities and skills. You are letting your potential go to waste.Nissen hut, Quonset hut, abandon, addition, booth, cashier, cast, cast off, cote, crib, defoliate, desquamate, discard, discharge, divest, dock, doff, drop, emanate, emit, exude, exuviate, flake off, focus, gatehouse, hangar, housing, hut, hutch, impart, jettison, junk, kiosk, lean-to, let fall, molt, ooze, outbuilding, outhouse, pavilion, peel off, pen, penthouse, pour forth, radiate, reject, release, scatter, scrap, sentry box, shack, shanty, shelter, shine, slip, slough, spill, spread, stall, structure, take off, throw, throw away, throw off, throw out, tollbooth, tollhouse, weep
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