shedding

[ UK /ʃˈɛdɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɛdɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales
  2. the process whereby something is shed
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How To Use shedding In A Sentence

  • If we don't save the rich people today they might be extinct tomorrow just like the dinosaurs. * shedding a fake tear for the plight of the rich* knixphan Says: Think Progress
  • Other politicians are also shedding the pounds.
  • And evidently this time apart allowed the two to approach their partnership rejuvenated and ready for some serious woodshedding, as they reportedly recorded dozens of tracks before pruning down to these relatively lean 14 songs.
  • Floored with glass, the terrace is also a skylight shedding luminance into the building and down the stairwell.
  • The hair of coastal wolves also appears to be coarser and better at shedding water, perhaps to cope with the heavy rainfall on the west coast.
  • But the great-hearted Odysseus he found not within; for he sat weeping on the shore, racking his soul with tears and groans and griefs, and he would look over the unresting sea, shedding tears.
  • The boys move through the house, opening cupboards and shedding socks, leaving a Hansel and Gretel trail of chocolate coin foil, crumbs, used tissues and satsuma peel. Diary of a separation
  • The last of the turkey has been demolished, the new toys lie in a corner and the Christmas tree is shedding its needles at a rate of knots.
  • We did some, not enough" in shedding holdings in response to the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico's Macondo field, he said. Energy Fund Largely Passed Oil-Spill Test
  • If you have evergreens, perhaps the plants are just shedding older leaves to make way for new.
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