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Shadow vs. Shaddow

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Which is correct: Shadow or Shaddow

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Shadownoun

A dark image projected onto a surface where light (or other radiation) is blocked by the shade of an object.

‘My shadow lengthened as the sun began to set.’; ‘The X-ray showed a shadow on his lung.’;

Shaddow

Misspelling of shadow.

Shadownoun

Relative darkness, especially as caused by the interruption of light; gloom, obscurity.

‘I immediately jumped into shadow as I saw them approach.’;

Shadownoun

(obsolete) A reflected image, as in a mirror or in water.

Shadownoun

That which looms as though a shadow.

‘I don't have a shadow of doubt in my mind that my plan will succeed. The shadow of fear of my being outed always affects how I live my life. I lived in her shadow my whole life.’;

Shadownoun

A small degree; a shade.

‘He did not give even a shadow of respect to the professor.’;

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Shadownoun

An imperfect and faint representation.

‘He came back from war the shadow of a man.’; ‘the neopagan ritual was only a pale shadow of the ones the Greeks held thousands of years ago’;

Shadownoun

A trainee, assigned to work with an experienced officer.

Shadownoun

One who secretly or furtively follows another.

‘The constable was promoted to working as a shadow for the Royals.’;

Shadownoun

A type of lettering form of word processors that makes a cubic effect.

Shadownoun

An influence, especially a pervasive or a negative one.

Shadownoun

A spirit; a ghost; a shade.

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Shadownoun

An uninvited guest accompanying one who was invited.

Shadownoun

(psychology) In Jungian psychology, an unconscious aspect of the personality.

Shadowverb

To block light or radio transmission.

‘Looks like that cloud's going to shadow us.’;

Shadowverb

(espionage) To secretly or discreetly track or follow another, to keep under surveillance.

Shadowverb

To accompany a professional during the working day, so as to learn about an occupation one intends to take up.

Shadowverb

(programming) To make an identifier, usually a variable, inaccessible by declaring another of the same name within the scope of the first.

Shadowverb

(computing) To apply the shadowing process to (the contents of ROM).

Shadowadjective

Unofficial, informal, unauthorized, but acting as though it were.

‘The human resources department has a shadow information technology group without headquarters knowledge.’;

Shadowadjective

Having power or influence, but not widely known or recognized.

‘The director has been giving shadow leadership to the other group's project to ensure its success.’; ‘The illuminati shadow group has been pulling strings from behind the scenes.’;

Shadowadjective

(politics) Acting in a leadership role before being formally recognized.

‘The shadow cabinet cannot agree on the terms of the agreement due immediately after they are sworn in.’; ‘The insurgents’ shadow government is being crippled by the federal military strikes.’;

Shadowadjective

Part of, or related to, the opposition in government.

Shadownoun

Shade within defined limits; obscurity or deprivation of light, apparent on a surface, and representing the form of the body which intercepts the rays of light; as, the shadow of a man, of a tree, or of a tower. See the Note under Shade, n., 1.

Shadownoun

Darkness; shade; obscurity.

‘Night's sable shadows from the ocean rise.’;

Shadownoun

A shaded place; shelter; protection; security.

‘In secret shadow from the sunny ray,On a sweet bed of lilies softly laid.’;

Shadownoun

A reflected image, as in a mirror or in water.

Shadownoun

That which follows or attends a person or thing like a shadow; an inseparable companion; hence, an obsequious follower.

‘Sin and her shadow Death.’;

Shadownoun

A spirit; a ghost; a shade; a phantom.

Shadownoun

An imperfect and faint representation; adumbration; indistinct image; dim bodying forth; hence, mystical representation; type.

‘The law having a shadow of good things to come.’; ‘[Types] and shadows of that destined seed.’;

Shadownoun

A small degree; a shade.

Shadownoun

An uninvited guest coming with one who is invited.

‘I must not have my board pastered with shadowsThat under other men's protection break inWithout invitement.’;

Shadowverb

To cut off light from; to put in shade; to shade; to throw a shadow upon; to overspead with obscurity.

‘The warlike elf much wondered at this tree,So fair and great, that shadowed all the ground.’;

Shadowverb

To conceal; to hide; to screen.

‘Let every soldier hew him down a bough.And bear't before him; thereby shall we shadowThe numbers of our host.’;

Shadowverb

To protect; to shelter from danger; to shroud.

‘Shadowing their right under your wings of war.’;

Shadowverb

To mark with gradations of light or color; to shade.

Shadowverb

To represent faintly or imperfectly; to adumbrate; hence, to represent typically.

‘Augustus is shadowed in the person of æneas.’;

Shadowverb

To cloud; to darken; to cast a gloom over.

‘The shadowed livery of the burnished sun.’; ‘Why sad?I must not see the face O love thus shadowed.’;

Shadowverb

To attend as closely as a shadow; to follow and watch closely, especially in a secret or unobserved manner; as, a detective shadows a criminal.

Shadownoun

shade within clear boundaries

Shadownoun

an unilluminated area;

‘he moved off into the darkness’;

Shadownoun

something existing in perception only;

‘a ghostly apparition at midnight’;

Shadownoun

a premonition of something adverse;

‘a shadow over his happiness’;

Shadownoun

an indication that something has been present;

‘there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim’; ‘a tincture of condescension’;

Shadownoun

refuge from danger or observation;

‘he felt secure in his father's shadow’;

Shadownoun

a dominating and pervasive presence;

‘he received little recognition working in the shadow of his father’;

Shadownoun

a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

Shadownoun

an inseparable companion;

‘the poor child was his mother's shadow’;

Shadowverb

follow, usually without the person's knowledge;

‘The police are shadowing her’;

Shadowverb

cast a shadow over

Shadowverb

make appear small by comparison;

‘This year's debt dwarves that of last year’;

Shadow

A shadow is a dark (real image) area where light from a light source is blocked by an opaque object. It occupies all of the three-dimensional volume behind an object with light in front of it.

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