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    shunt - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shunt

    Definition
    (noun) a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another
    Example Sentence
    • an arteriovenus shunt
    Definition
    (noun) a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
    Synonyms : bypass , electrical shunt
    Definition
    (noun) implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body Definition
    (verb) transfer to another track, of trains Definition
    (verb) provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shunt

what happens when current is shunted, it diverts (electronics term)

S+hunt... imagine a group of hunters while they were shooting in hunting, a group of elephants attacked and turned their jeeps aside

SHUN(t)- to keep away..so to sidetrack,,turn aside..

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SHUNT or TRANSPLANT is to remove and establish elsewhere, to move from one track to the other.

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