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  • adj. Not shielded.

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  • adj. (used especially of machinery) not protected by a shield


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un- +‎ shielded


  • He said mobile phone radiation could heat the side of the head or potentially thermoelectrically interact with the brain, while Bluetooth devices and "unshielded" headsets could convert the user's head into an effective, potentially self-harming antenna.

  • The symbiont is feeling some kind of unshielded magnetic flux "

    Time's Enemy

  • We then searched public news accounts, unshielded comnet entries, and any related, declassified material we could find.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • As each hoplite was unshielded on his right side, he relied on the man next to him for protection, encouraging by necessity a strong sense of unity in battle.

    Alexander the Great

  • Grief lighted a match, and the unshielded flame burned without flickering in the still air.


  • His father stood erect, unshielded, at the wheel of the little boat, in characteristic pose, one that reminded Vito of the portrait of George Washington crossing the Delaware that hung in the library of St. Mary's.

    Rude Awakening

  • An unshielded and anxious thought from one of the kneeling trio of white uniformed mortals spiked out into the adrenaline-and-cordite smoked air.

    Etched in Bone

  • A second torpedo punched the now unshielded runabout in the gut, and the ship disintegrated in a cloud of superheated debris.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • Companies in the IBC are largely unshielded from Lisbon's fiscal decisions.

    Portugal's Unrepentant Debtor

  • But as soon as Darian could manage to think, despite gasping like a stunned fish, he seized the nearest ley-line and used the magic - unshielded - to create heat.

    Elephant in the City


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