from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of shield.
- n. The situation, in NMR spectroscopy, in which a local magnetic field is weakened by the presence of neighbouring nuclei
- n. Action done by the person with the ball to protect the ball from the defender; the person concerned keeps his body between the ball and the defender.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of protecting or screening, or that which protects or screens.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of shielding from harm
- n. a shield of lead or concrete intended as a barrier to radiation emitted in nuclear decay
- n. shield consisting of an arrangement of metal mesh or plates designed to protect electronic equipment from ambient electromagnetic interference
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Church in shielding these animals and/or ignoring the actions of the perpetrators.
Lastly, when are people going to get smart and look behind the green curtain shielding the income and profit of the malpractice carriers, and huge bonuses being handed out to the executives.
Simply cut the plastic shielding from the metal housing of the usb cable and look for the crimp on one side of the metal shielding.
Obscurity and unaccountability start to integrate with a new interest in shielding the grounds of individuality — its supposed inner, ontological roots — from representation, particularly representation according to the universalised laws of physics and logic.
Plutonium might work, but Geez, the shielding is so heavy.
To clarify this, the point of magnetic shielding is keep all of the superheated plasma inside the torus-shaped chamber.
After years of being "very careful and very protective" in shielding Anna from the spotlight, they decided to open their home to USA TODAY and ABC News in hopes of drawing public attention to their case.
The Shade was also heavily magnetized to provide shielding from the potentially deadly solar wind, and cosmic rays.
Finally, threatened with harm for his role in shielding 1,268 Tutsis and moderate Hutu from near-certain death over 100 days during the Rwandan genocide, he sought asylum in Belgium and found work driving a taxicab.
She once explained to me that she believed in shielding her private life from her public one.