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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shunt /ˈʃʌnt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 shunt /ˈʃənt/ 及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 分路; 分流; 並聯

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shunt v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Shunting.]
 1. To shun; to move from. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
 2. To cause to move suddenly; to give a sudden start to; to shove. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
 3. To turn off to one side; especially, to turn off, as a grain or a car upon a side track; to switch off; to shift.
    For shunting your late partner on to me.   --T. Hughes.
 4. Elec. To provide with a shunt; as, to shunt a galvanometer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shunt, n.
 1. Railroad A turning off to a side or short track, that the principal track may be left free.
 2. Elec. A conducting circuit joining two points in a conductor, or the terminals of a galvanometer or dynamo, so as to form a parallel or derived circuit through which a portion of the current may pass, for the purpose of regulating the amount passing in the main circuit.
 3. Gunnery The shifting of the studs on a projectile from the deep to the shallow sides of the grooves in its discharge from a shunt gun.
 Shunt dynamo Elec., a dynamo in which the field circuit is connected with the main circuit so as to form a shunt to the letter, thus employing a portion of the current from the armature to maintain the field.
 Shunt gun, a firearm having shunt rifling. See under Rifling.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shunt v. i. To go aside; to turn off.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is
           diverted from one channel to another; "an arteriovenus
      2: a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another
         device to divert a fraction of the current [syn: electrical
         shunt, bypass]
      3: implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for
         draining fluids within the body
      v 1: transfer to another track, of trains
      2: provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt