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[suhn-sheyd] /ˈsʌnˌʃeɪd/
something used as a protection from the rays of the sun, as an awning or a parasol.
Origin of sunshade
1835-45; sun + shade Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for sunshade
  • Construct a canvas sunshade over part of the deck to evoke the sails on boats.
  • While its cooling effects can't rival those of a sunshade in space, the technique is cheap and low-tech, researchers note.
  • Volcanoes can spew out clouds of ash, spreading a cooling sunshade over the planet.
  • High-society options include a rear-view backup camera, power rear sunshade and heated and ventilated seats.
  • There's a sunshade canopy atop the ballpark, which covers a good portion of the third deck.
  • The scarlet sunshade attracts attention to the head, much as a halo would in a religious image.
  • If that is not possible, have the sensor unit covered by a double walled sunshade.
  • Bottled gas storage areas will be provided with sunshade covers.
British Dictionary definitions for sunshade


a device, esp a parasol or awning, serving to shade from the sun
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