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English definition of “shunt”

shunt

verb [T] (TRAINS)    /ʃʌnt/
to move a train or carriage car onto a different track in or near a station using a special railway engine designed for this purpose Trains and parts of trains shunt     noun [C usually singular] Trains and parts of trains
(Definition of shunt verb (TRAINS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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