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Significado de “shunt” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "shunt" - Diccionario Inglés

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shuntverb

uk   /ʃʌnt/  us   /ʃʌnt/
  • shunt verb (TRAINS)

[T] to move a train or carriage onto a different track in or near a station using a special railway engine designed for this purpose
  • shunt verb (MOVE)

[T usually + adv/prep] to move someone or something from one place to another, usually because that person or thing is not wanted, and without considering any unpleasant effects: I spent most of my childhood being shunted (about) between my parents who had divorced when I was five. He shunts his kids off to a camp every summer. Viewers are sick of their favourite sitcoms being shunted to later times to make way for live sports coverage.
shunt
noun [C usually singular] uk   us  

shuntnoun [C]

uk   /ʃʌnt/  us   /ʃʌnt/ specialized
  • shunt noun [C] (PASSAGE)

a hole or passage that allows liquid to move from one part of the body to another, either found naturally in the body or put into the body in an operation
(Definition of shunt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "shunt" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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shuntverb [T always + adv/prep]

 us   /ʃʌnt/
to move someone or something to the side or away: Seals can shunt blood away from their skin to maintain body temperature. You can’t just shunt your problems aside.
(Definition of shunt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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