1. shedding

noun. ['ˈʃɛdɪŋ'] loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales.


  • organic phenomenon
  • desquamation


  • nondevelopment
  • ovulation
  • anabolism

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Rhymes with Shedding

  • retreading
  • spreading
  • beheading
  • treading
  • threading
  • sledding
  • shredding
  • dreading
  • breading
  • wedding
  • redding
  • reading
  • kaeding
  • heading
  • bedding

Sentences with shedding

1. Noun, singular or mass
The best way to reduce your dog's shedding is to brush him daily.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Non-native speakers may have a tough time shedding that habit and inflect their English speech with these same tones.

Quotes about shedding

1. The heart dies a slow death, shedding each hope like leaves until one day there are none. No hopes. Nothing remains.
- Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha

2. Pointing to another world will never stop vice among us; shedding light over this world can alone help us.
- Walt Whitman

3. I wished the dream were real, and this reality a dream. But that wasn't the case. And that was why, whenever I woke up, I'd be crying. It wasn't because I was sad. When you return from a happy dream to sad reality, there's a chasm you have to step across, and you can't cross it without shedding tears. It doesn't matter how many times you do it.
- Kyōichi Katayama

2. load-shedding

noun. cutting off the electric current on certain lines when the demand becomes greater than the supply.


  • restriction


  • declassification

3. shedding

noun. ['ˈʃɛdɪŋ'] the process whereby something is shed.


  • abscission
  • molting
  • molt
  • moulting
  • organic process
  • biological process
  • moult
  • ecdysis