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Overview of noun shunt

The noun shunt has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) shunt

(a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another; "an arteriovenus shunt")

2. (1) shunt, electrical shunt, bypass

(a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current)

3. shunt

(implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body)

Overview of verb shunt

The verb shunt has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) shunt

(transfer to another track, of trains)

2. shunt

(provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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