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Because ozone is both a chemical by-product of oxygen produced in photosynthesis and a shield that protects life from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays, astronomers think atmospheric ozone could be a key indicator that a distant world is habitable.

Louis’s sudden education began just as governments across the world started treating the looming shortage of masks and face shields as a matter of national security.

Hundreds of thousands of masks, gloves, face shields and hand sanitizer bottles will be on hand to protect them.

Little things such as adding complimentary masks, face shields, gloves, and hand sanitizers to Independence Day deals will show consumers that you care about them.

Her current company, Therma-Tron-X, had already started to make face shields for a local hospital.

He remains busy trying to penetrate the shield with something much smarter.

Liu was also well aware of the risks that came with the shield.

The daily message of that outsized shield to Ramos was that just wearing the NYPD inform can make you a target.

He tended to shield himself from disappointment by expecting the worst—of people and of his country.

UPDATE: "My firm has done nothing to shield anyone or any entity from any sanctions," Goldin told The Daily Beast in an email.

There is a companion who condoleth with his friend for his belly's sake, and he will take up a shield against the enemy.

The sailors had hoped they would be able to shield the Southern point of the Peninsula by interposing their ships but they can't.

I should judge from what I see and feel that shade is seldom wanting here, except as a shield from the rain.

Prepare the table, behold in the watchtower them that eat and drink: arise, ye princes, take up the shield.

And Elam took the quiver, the chariot of the horseman, and the shield was taken down from the wall.


On this page you'll find 117 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shield, such as: armor, buffer, bulwark, safeguard, shelter, and absorber.

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