[ UK /ʃˈiːldɪd/ ]
[ US /ˈʃiɫdɪd/ ]
  1. (used especially of machinery) protected by a shield to prevent injury
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How To Use shielded In A Sentence

  • As each hoplite was unshielded on his right side, he relied on the man next to him for protection, encouraging by necessity a strong sense of unity in battle. Alexander the Great
  • They were mantled with black and blue marks that advertised the weight and number of blows so shielded from his head and face. THE TEARS OF AH KIM
  • Looking over the oval, the entrance to the tunnel is shielded from view by a large green shed.
  • Shielded lamps and indirect luminaires prevent the lighting installation from aggravating the problems of stress.
  • The stout concrete walls surrounding the dockyard effectively shielded the proceedings from view. Titanic - Destination disaster
  • Her eyes were red and swollen, something I hadn't noticed earlier because of the way her hair shielded her face.
  • He stood in the shadows of a downtown Manhattan office building, shielded from the cold, driving rainstorm by the scaffold overhead and the leather trench coat covering his body.
  • It is imperative you be shielded from that criticism by the very mechanism of providing this conduit for those feelings.
  • The company remains shielded from freedom of information laws and is answerable to 100 members drawn from the rail industry and members of the public. Times, Sunday Times
  • Plus, at the levels necessary to do that, the radiation would harm any human that is unshielded.
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