2 / Fed; FZd/ v (-dd-; pt, pp shed)
[Tn] lose (sth) by its falling off; let (sth) fall or come off 使（某物）脱落﹑ 剥落﹑ 蜕下或脱下: Trees shed their leaves and flowers shed their petals. 到时候树就落叶﹑ 花就掉瓣. * Some kinds of deer shed their horns. 鹿有些种类能脱换鹿角. * The snake sheds its skin regularly. 蛇到时候会蜕皮. * The lorry has shed its load, ie Its load has accidentally fallen off onto the road. 那辆卡车把货物掉在路上了.
[Tn] (fml 文) allow (sth) to pour out 使（某物）流出: shed tears, ie weep 流泪 * shed blood, ie wound or kill another person or other people 流血（使他人受伤或丧命） * shed one's blood, ie be wounded or killed 流血（受伤或被杀死）.
[Tn] take or throw (sth) off; remove 去掉（某物）; 除掉: shedding one's clothes on a hot day 天热时脱掉衣服 * The duck's feathers shed water immediately. 鸭子的羽毛沾不住水. * (fig 比喻) You must learn to shed (ie get rid of) your inhibitions. 你应该尽量摆脱抑制心态.
[Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (on sb/sth) spread or send sth out 散发出（某物）: a fire shedding warmth 向外散热的火 * The lamp shed soft light on the desk. 台灯柔和的光线照射在桌面上. * (fig 比喻) She sheds happiness all around her. 她焕发着喜悦的神采.
(idm 习语) cast/shed/throw light on sth => light1.