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shed

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1. a small building or lean-to of light construction, used for storage, shelter, etc.
2. a large roofed structure, esp one with open sides, used for storage, repairing locomotives, sheepshearing, etc.
3. a large retail outlet in the style of a warehouse

shed

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1. (in weaving) the space made by shedding
2. short for watershed

shed

Physics a former unit of nuclear cross section equal to 10--52 square metre

Shed

A rough structure for shelter, storage or a workshop; it may be a separate building or a lean-to against another structure, often with one or more open sides.

Shed

 

a structure for keeping furbearing animals. A shed consists of a lean-to with a gable roof, under which cages are arranged in two, four, or six rows. The supporting structure, or framework, is made of wood, steel, or reinforced concrete. The roof is tile or slate. The passages between the rows of cages are paved with asphalt. In regions with large snowdrifts the cages are set on posts, and there are closed corridors.

shed

[shed]
(nuclear physics)
A unit of cross section, used in studying collisions of nuclei and particles, equal to 10-24 barn, or 10-48 square centimeter.

SHED

[shed]
(aerospace engineering)

shed

A rough structure for shelter, storage, or a workshop. It may be a separate building or a lean-to against another structure; often with one or more open sides.
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However, most shed blood was still returned to the heart-lung machine via the cardiotomy sucker.
In response to Les Peate's request in his "Old Guard" column of Volume 14 Issue 9 ("Your Views Please"), I am definitely in favour of veterans wearing a lapel pin recognizing that the individual shed blood for Canada.
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How can a people, how can a continent, not shed blood over this?
--Boston Archbishop Sean O'Malley reflecting on his new cardinal's vestments that are red to symbolize a willingness to shed blood for the church
May I enlighten Ron to the fact that a lot of us shed blood, sweat and tears over half of our lifetime to pay off mortgages, driving to work in scrapyard level cars, paying car tax, petrol tax and income tax for the sake of having a roof over our heads, in my case as a plant driver on construction sites which everyone knows is a here-today-gone-tomorrow occupation.
Here in the fat First World we are smug and arrogant perhaps because we haven't had to shed blood for Christ or defend our soil.
They shed blood, sweat and tears for little reward.
I have never asked anyone to shed blood in my name, especially when that blood is of the innocent: Iraq and its people are innocent of 9/11.
Ancient wrongs shed blood today, Wrongs today shed blood tomorrow.
Wales shed blood, sweat and tears against France at the Millennium Stadium yesterday - epitomised by wounded skipper Colin Charvis, above.
But God said to me, 'You shall not build a house for my name, because you are a man of wars; you have shed blood.' 4.