verb (used with object)
to shove or turn (someone or something) aside or out of the way.
to sidetrack; get rid of.
to divert (a part of a current) by connecting a circuit element in parallel with another.
to place or furnish with a shunt.
Railroads. to shift (rolling stock) from one track to another; switch.
to divert blood or other fluid by means of a shunt.
the tube itself.
to move or turn aside or out of the way.
(of a locomotive with rolling stock) to move from track to track or from point to point, as in a railroad yard; switch.
the act of shunting; shift.
Also called bypass. Electricity. a conducting element bridged across a circuit or a portion of a circuit, establishing a current path auxiliary to the main circuit, as a resistor placed across the terminals of an ammeter for increasing the range of the device.
a railroad switch.
Surgery. a channel through which blood or other bodily fluid is diverted from its normal path by surgical reconstruction or by a synthetic tube.
Anatomy. an anastomosis.
Electricity. being, having, or operating by means of a shunt:
a shunt circuit; a shunt generator.
a small railway locomotive used for manoeuvring coaches rather than for making journeys
to turn or cause to turn to one side; move or be moved aside
(railways) to transfer (rolling stock) from track to track
(electronics) to divert or be diverted through a shunt
(transitive) to evade by putting off onto someone else
(transitive) (motor racing, slang) to crash (a car)
the act or an instance of shunting
a railway point
(electronics) a low-resistance conductor connected in parallel across a device, circuit, or part of a circuit to provide an alternative path for a known fraction of the current
(med) a channel that bypasses the normal circulation of the blood: a congenital abnormality or surgically induced
(Brit, informal) a collision which occurs when a vehicle runs into the back of the vehicle in front
A passage between two natural body channels, such as blood vessels, especially one created surgically to divert or permit flow from one pathway or region to another; a bypass.
noun, Chiefly British. 1. switch engine.
noun 1. the annual sessions of collective bargaining for wage increases sought by Japanese labor unions each spring.
adjective, Electricity. 1. noting a motor or a generator that has the field circuit connected in parallel with the armature winding. adjective 1. (electrical engineering) (of a motor or generator) having the field and armature circuits connected in parallel Compare series-wound
an enclosure; a wall, a part, probably, of the Arabian desert, on the north-eastern border of Egypt, giving its name to a wilderness extending from Egypt toward Philistia (Gen. 16:7; 20:1; 25:18; Ex.15:22). The name was probably given to it from the wall (or shur) which the Egyptians built to defend their frontier on the […]