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1 : The shifting of the studs on a projectile from the deep to the shallow sides of the grooves in its discharge from a shunt gun.

2 : A conducting circuit joining two points in a conductor, or the terminals of a galvanometer or dynamo, so as to form a parallel or derived circuit through which a portion of the current may pass, for the purpose of regulating the amount passing in the main circuit.

3 : A turning off to a side or short track, that the principal track may be left free.

4 : To go aside; to turn off.

5 : To provide with a shunt; as, to shunt a galvanometer.

6 : To turn off to one side; especially, to turn off, as a grain or a car upon a side track; to switch off; to shift.

7 : To cause to move suddenly; to give a sudden start to; to shove.

8 : To shun; to move from.

9 : of Shunt

10 : A person employed to shunt cars from one track to another.

11 : of Shunt

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1 : Shunt

v. t.

The shifting of the studs on a projectile from the deep to the shallow sides of the grooves in its discharge from a shunt gun.

2 : Shunt

v. t.

A conducting circuit joining two points in a conductor, or the terminals of a galvanometer or dynamo, so as to form a parallel or derived circuit through which a portion of the current may pass, for the purpose of regulating the amount passing in the main circuit.

3 : Shunt

v. t.

A turning off to a side or short track, that the principal track may be left free.

4 : Shunt

v. i.

To go aside; to turn off.

5 : Shunt

v. t.

To provide with a shunt; as, to shunt a galvanometer.

6 : Shunt

v. t.

To turn off to one side; especially, to turn off, as a grain or a car upon a side track; to switch off; to shift.

7 : Shunt

v. t.

To cause to move suddenly; to give a sudden start to; to shove.

8 : Shunt

v. t.

To shun; to move from.

9 : Shunted

imp. & p. p.

of Shunt

10 : Shunter

n.

A person employed to shunt cars from one track to another.

11 : Shunting

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Shunt

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From Wikipedia

Shunt may refer to:

  • Shunt (medical)—a hole or passage allowing fluid to move from one part of the body to another, including:
    • arteriovenous shunt
    • atriocaval shunt
    • Blalock–Taussig shunt
    • cardiac shunt
    • cerebral shunt
    • Cimino shunt
    • distal splenorenal shunt
    • lumbar–peritoneal shunt
    • peritoneovenous shunt
    • portosystemic shunt (also known as a liver shunt)
    • portacaval shunt
    • pulmonary shunt
    • pulmonary-to-systemic shunt
    • right-to-left shunt
    • Sano shunt
    • transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
  • Shunt (electrical)—a device allowing electric current to pass around a point in a circuit, including:
    • Ayrton shunt
    • shunt generator
    • shunt wound motor
    • magnetically controlled shunt reactor
    • shunt regulator
    • variable shunt reactor
  • Shunt impedance—a term used in accelerator physics
  • Shunt (railway operations)—the process of sorting items of rolling stock into train sets or consists, also called "switching"
    • head shunt
    • shunt platform
  • Shunt (sailing) - a maneuver to change the direction of a boat, similar to tacking.
  • Shunt (theatre company)—an experimental theatre company based in London
  • An alternative metabolic pathway, most commonly used to refer to the hexose monophosphate shunt, which bypasses or runs parallel to glycolysis
  • Shunt, a house robot in the TV series Robot Wars

From Wiktionary

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Verb
      • 1.3.1 Translations
    • 1.4 Noun
    • 1.5 Anagrams

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English shunten, schunten, schonten, schounten, an alteration of shunden, *schunden, *schinden, from Old English scyndan, scendan (to hurry, hasten) (as in āscyndan (to take away, remove), from Proto-Germanic *skundijaną (to drive, push, compel, rush). Cognate with Middle High German schünden (to urge, compel, irritate), Danish skynde (to hasten, hurry, speed), Swedish skynda (to hurry, hasten, scurry, scuttle), Norwegian skynde (to hurry, rush), Icelandic skynda, skunda (to hasten).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -ʌnt

Verb[edit]

shunt (third-person singular simple present shunts, present participle shunting, simple past and past participle shunted)

  1. (obsolete, Britain, dialect) To turn away or aside.
  2. (obsolete, Britain, dialect) To cause to move suddenly; to give a sudden start to; to shove.
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  3. To move a train from one track to another, or to move carriages, etc. from one train to another.
  4. To divert electric current by providing an alternative path.
  5. To divert the flow of a body fluid using surgery.
  6. To move data in memory to a physical disk.
  7. (informal, Britain) To have a minor collision, especially in a motor car.
  8. To provide with a shunt.
    to shunt a galvanometer
  9. To divert to a less important place, position or state

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

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shunt (plural shunts)

  1. A switch on a railway
  2. A connection used as an alternative path between parts of an electric circuit
  3. A passage between body channels constructed surgically as a bypass
  4. (informal, Britain) A minor collision
  5. (firearms) The shifting of the studs on a projectile from the deep to the shallow sides of the grooves in its discharge from a shunt gun.

Anagrams[edit]

  • Hunts, hunts