[ UK /ʃˈʌnt/ ]
[ US /ˈʃənt/ ]
[ US /ˈʃənt/ ]
- provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt
- transfer to another track, of trains
- a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another
an arteriovenus shunt
- implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body
How To Use shunt In A Sentence
- Most rural stations had a staff of at least six, and perhaps up to a dozen, who them carried out the duties of stationmaster, signalman, booking clerk, ticket collector, porter, shunter, lengthman and lampman.
- The countless mini-roundabouts popping up where there just simply isn't room for a roundabout is another danger, increasing the number of small shunts & bumps.
- Several other Argus executives were also shunted sideways.
- This medical condition usually requires the surgical placement of a shunt system to divert cerebrospinal fluid to another part of the body.
- The trouble with labelling fiction is that it can get shunted into the sidings of literature.
- It clearly wasn't a minor shunt. The Sun
- The other two were shunted back to Calais. Times, Sunday Times
- Patients are being shunted around the city because there are not enough A&E beds.
- Efficiency and continuity probably do require that the train be shunted into a well-prepared and easily accessible Belgian siding.
- Trading in their own currency would allow them to shunt foreign-exchange risk to someone else, especially if Beijing resumes yuan appreciation.