unshadow

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ shadow

VerbEdit

unshadow (third-person singular simple present unshadows, present participle unshadowing, simple past and past participle unshadowed)

  1. (transitive) To free from shadow; to allow to become illuminated.
  2. (transitive, computing) To combine (a password file) with its corresponding "shadow file" in order to facilitate cracking of the passwords.
Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 18:16