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 for shadowing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shadow \Shad"ow\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shadowed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Shadowing.] [OE. shadowen, AS. sceadwian. See adow,
     1. To cut off light from; to put in shade; to shade; to throw
        a shadow upon; to overspead with obscurity.
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              The warlike elf much wondered at this tree,
              So fair and great, that shadowed all the ground.
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     2. To conceal; to hide; to screen. [R.]
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              Let every soldier hew him down a bough.
              And bear't before him; thereby shall we shadow
              The numbers of our host.              --Shak.
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     3. To protect; to shelter from danger; to shroud.
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              Shadowing their right under your wings of war.
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     4. To mark with gradations of light or color; to shade.
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     5. To represent faintly or imperfectly; to adumbrate; hence,
        to represent typically.
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              Augustus is shadowed in the person of [AE]neas.
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     6. To cloud; to darken; to cast a gloom over.
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              The shadowed livery of the burnished sun. --Shak.
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              Why sad?
              I must not see the face O love thus shadowed.
                                                    --Beau. & Fl.
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     7. 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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shadowing \Shad"ow*ing\, n.
     1. Shade, or gradation of light and color; shading.
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     2. A faint representation; an adumbration.
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              There are . . . in savage theology shadowings,
              quaint or majestic, of the conception of a Supreme
              Deity.                                --Tylor.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of following someone secretly [syn: shadowing,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  71 Moby Thesaurus words for "shadowing":
     ambuscade, ambush, ambushment, blackening, blind,
     blocking the light, booby trap, bugging, chase, chasing,
     cloak-and-dagger work, clouding, counterespionage,
     counterintelligence, darkening, dimming, dogging, eclipsing,
     electronic surveillance, espial, espionage, extinguishment, follow,
     follow-up, following, heeling, hounding, hue and cry, hunting,
     intelligence, intelligence work, lurking hole,
     military intelligence, obfuscation, obnubilation, obscuration,
     obscurement, observation, obumbration, occulting, overcast,
     overclouding, overshading, overshadowing, overshadowment,
     prosecution, pursual, pursuance, pursuing, pursuit, quest,
     searching, secret police, secret service, seeking, sequel,
     sequence, series, shading, spying, stakeout, stalking,
     stalking-horse, surveillance, tailing, tracking, tracking down,
     trailing, trap, wiretap, wiretapping

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1.  When several different identifiers refer to the
     same object.  The term is very general and is used in many
     See alias, aliasing bug, anti-aliasing.
     2.  (Or "shadowing") Where a hardware device
     responds at multiple addresses because it only decodes a
     subset of the address lines, so different values on the
     other lines are ignored.

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