a vertical pin set in an azimuth instrument or at the center of a compass card, indicating by the direction of its shadow the azimuth of the sun.
noun 1. a show in which shadows of puppets, flat figures, or live actors are projected onto a lighted screen. noun 1. a theatrical entertainment using shadows thrown by puppets or actors onto a lighted screen
- Shadow price
noun 1. (economics) the calculated price of a good or service for which no market price exists
- Shadow ram
operating system A memory area in PC-AT compatibles used to store frequently accessed ROM code to speed up operation. (1995-01-16)
noun 1. sheepskin that is placed just below the eyes of a pacing horse in order to prevent it from seeing moving shadows cast by its body.