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Definition of Shed

Shed

  1. A covered structure for housing aircraft; a hangar.
  2. A slight or temporary structure built to shade or shelter something; a structure usually open in front; an outbuilding; a hut; as, a wagon shed; a wood shed.
  3. of Shed
  4. To separate; to divide.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. To cause to flow off without penetrating; as, a tight roof, or covering of oiled cloth, sheeds water.
  8. To sprinkle; to intersperse; to cover.
  9. To divide, as the warp threads, so as to form a shed, or passageway, for the shuttle.
  10. To fall in drops; to pour.
  11. To let fall the parts, as seeds or fruit; to throw off a covering or envelope.
  12. A parting; a separation; a division.
  13. The act of shedding or spilling; -- used only in composition, as in bloodshed.
  14. That which parts, divides, or sheds; -- used in composition, as in watershed.
  15. 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.

Shed Quotations

Tolerance, compromise, understanding, acceptance, patience - I want those all to be very sharp tools in my shed.
Cee Lo Green

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.
Theodore Roosevelt

More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.
Saint Teresa of Avila

All the religious wars that have caused blood to be shed for centuries arise from passionate feelings and facile counter-positions, such as Us and Them, good and bad, white and black.
Umberto Eco
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Shed Translations

shed in Afrikaans is giet
shed in Dutch is luifel, afdak
shed in Finnish is kaataa
shed in Italian is granaio, hangar
shed in Latin is effundo
shed in Portuguese is celeiro, vertente
shed in Spanish is puesto, galpon, cobertizo, vertir, granero
shed in Swedish is skjul, utgjuta, sprida
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