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KK Pronunciation

〔 ʃʌnt 〕


〔 ʃʌnt 〕

Overview of noun shunt

The noun shunt has 3 senses

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

  • shunt, electrical shunt, bypass -- (a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current)

  • 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

  • shunt -- (transfer to another track, of trains)

  • shunt -- (provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt)