Definitions for shunt

Definitions for (noun) shunt

Main entry: shunt

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


Main entry: shunt, bypass, electrical shunt

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


Main entry: shunt

Definition: a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another

Usage: an arteriovenus shunt


Definitions for (verb) shunt

Main entry: shunt

Definition: transfer to another track, of trains


Main entry: shunt

Definition: provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt


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