dodging


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dodging

[′däj·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
A technique of shading a portion of the photographic paper during exposure so that the tone of certain portions of the print is modified.
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But Kim had danced off ere the end of the sentence, dodging pariah dogs and hungry acquaintances.
The arrangements for the transport of supplies were going to pieces; our friends ashore were getting scared; and it was no joke to find after a day of skilful dodging that there was no one at the landing place and have to go out again with our compromising cargo, to slink and lurk about the coast for another week or so, unable to trust anybody and looking at every vessel we met with suspicion.
Every one asks me what I 'think' of everything," said Spencer Brydon; "and I make answer as I can - begging or dodging the question, putting them off with any nonsense.
After dodging me for all these weeks and forcing me to climb the roof here like a tom cat and to come to see you as a doctor?