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shunt

 (shŭnt)
n.
1. The act or process of turning aside or moving to an alternate course.
2. A railroad switch.
3. Electricity A low-resistance connection between two points in an electric circuit that forms an alternative path for a portion of the current. Also called bypass.
4. Medicine A passage between two natural body channels, such as blood vessels, especially one created surgically to divert or permit flow from one pathway or region to another; a bypass.
v. shunt·ed, shunt·ing, shunts
v.tr.
1. To turn or move aside or onto another course: shunting traffic around an accident.
2. To evade by putting aside or ignoring: urgent problems that society can no longer shunt aside.
3. To switch (a train or car) from one track to another.
4. Electricity To provide or divert (current) by means of a shunt.
5. Medicine To divert or permit flow of (a body fluid) from one pathway or region to another by surgical means.
v.intr.
1. To move or turn aside.
2. Electricity To become diverted by means of a shunt. Used of a circuit.

[Middle English shunten, to flinch.]

shunt′er n.

shunting

(ˈʃʌntɪŋ)
n
(Railways) railways the act or job of manoeuvring coaches
Translations

shunting

[ˈʃʌntɪŋ]
A. Ncambio m de vía
B. CPD shunting engine Nlocomotora f de maniobra
shunting yard Nestación f de maniobras

shunting

n (Rail) → Rangieren nt; shunting engineRangierlokomotive f

shunting

[ˈʃʌntɪŋ] n (Rail) → smistamento
References in classic literature ?
Mrs Veneering has just succeeded in waking Lady Tippins from a snore, by dexterously shunting a train of plates and dishes at her knuckles across the table; when everybody but Mortimer himself becomes aware that the Analytical Chemist is, in a ghostly manner, offering him a folded paper.
From the railway station in the distance came the sound of shunting trains, ringing and rumbling, softened almost into melody by the distance.
Ventriculosubgaleal shunting for post-haemorrhagic hydrocephalus in premature neonates.
Contract notice: planning and production of 2 shunting vehicles for use over days at konrad 2 shaft
Temporary vascular shunting in vascular trauma: A 10-year review from a civilian trauma centre.
The use of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) and ventriculoperitoneal shunting (VPS) has been described, but data is limited.
As the child grows, insufficient shunting may occur.
Savitz and Bobroff [4] studied the incidence of delayed ICH (defined as ICH within 48 hours after VPS placement) secondary to ventricular cannulation during shunting procedures, in 125 adult patients with hydrocephalus.
Most PFOs are not expected to cause sufficient right-to-left shunting to elicit hypoxemia due to higher left atrial pressure and greater compliance of the right atrium and ventricle.
Fytagoridis, "Subacute bacterial endocarditis and subsequent shunt nephritis from ventriculoatrial shunting 14 years after shunt implantation," BMJ Case Reports, vol.
As a second-line therapy, distal cavernoglanular (corporoglandular) shunts are indicated as the first choice among shunting procedures due to their relative ease and reduced complications.