Shade screen

Shade screen
  A screen affixed to the exterior of a window or other glazed opening, designed to reduce the solar radiation reaching the glazing.
  California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms

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  • shade — or lamp shade [shād] n. [ME schade < OE sceadu (gen. & dat. sceadwe), akin to Goth skadus < IE base * skot , darkness, shadow > Gr skotos, darkness] 1. comparative darkness caused by a more or less opaque object cutting off rays of light …   English World dictionary

  • shade — [n1] dimness adumbration, blackness, coolness, cover, darkness, dusk, gloominess, obscuration, obscurity, penumbra, screen, semidarkness, shadiness, shadow, shadows, umbra, umbrage; concept 620 Ant. brightness, light shade [n2] blind, shield… …   New thesaurus

  • Shade — Shade, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shading}.] 1. To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from. Milton. [1913 Webster] I went to crop the sylvan scenes, And shade our altars with their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shade — (sh[=a]d), n. [OE. shade, shadewe, schadewe, AS. sceadu, scead; akin to OS. skado, D. schaduw, OHG. scato, (gen. scatewes), G. schatten, Goth. skadus, Ir. & Gael. sgath, and probably to Gr. sko tos darkness. [root]162. Cf. {Shadow}, {Shed} a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • screen — [n] protection used in or as furniture, motion picture display awning, canopy, cloak, concealment, cover, covering, curtain, divider, envelope, guard, hedge, mantle, mask, net, partition, security, shade, shelter, shield, shroud, veil; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • shade — ► NOUN 1) comparative darkness and coolness caused by shelter from direct sunlight. 2) a colour, especially with regard to how light or dark it is. 3) a position of relative inferiority or obscurity: your bravery puts me in the shade. 4) a… …   English terms dictionary

  • screen — I (guard) verb camouflage, cloak, conceal, cover, defend, disguise, fence, harbor, haven, hide, mask, protect, safeguard, shade, shelter, shield, shroud, veil II (select) verb choose, class, classify, discard, discriminate, eliminate, evaluate,… …   Law dictionary

  • shade — index blind (obscure), camouflage, cloak, conceal, ensconce, enshroud, hide, minimum …   Law dictionary

  • shade — shadeless, adj. shadelessness, n. /shayd/, n., v., shaded, shading. n. 1. the comparative darkness caused by the interception or screening of rays of light from an object, place, or area. 2. a place or an area of comparative darkness, as one… …   Universalium

  • shade — shade1 [ ʃeıd ] noun ** ▸ 1 where light does not go ▸ 2 screen/cover ▸ 3 form of a color ▸ 4 pair of sunglasses ▸ 5 slightly different form ▸ 6 spirit of someone dead ▸ 7 something reminding someone of something ▸ 8 small amount/number ▸ +… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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