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Shunt   /ʃənt/   Listen

(past & past part. shunted; pres. part. shunting)
Transfer to another track, of trains.
Provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt.

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"Shunt" Quotes from Famous Books

... an idea. I will go to the Manor House and talk to Mrs. Godfrey—it is our affair, and we must not shunt our responsibilities on other people's shoulders—and then I can judge of this poor Leah." And though Dinah was evidently startled by this bold suggestion, she did not ...
— Herb of Grace • Rosa Nouchette Carey

... eagerness and curiosity with which the brute snapped up the hint she'd never meant to drop, warned her to shunt him off on another line, and give no more information. They got on money matters; and, seeing plain how she'd been bilked, my wife gave the welsher a bit of her mind, and he showed his teeth in a way that meant Murder. Just in time—before he could wring her neck round—and ...
— The Dop Doctor • Clotilde Inez Mary Graves

Words linked to "Shunt" :   electric circuit, passageway, circuit, electrical circuit, transfer, passage, conductor, shift, deviate, implant

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