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See definition of shunt on Dictionary.com
  • as inavert
  • as inswing
  • as inswitch
  • as inturn
  • as indelegate

synonyms for shunt

  • avoid
  • deter
  • fend off
  • foil
  • forestall
  • halt
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • rule out
  • ward off
  • deflect
  • divert
  • frustrate
  • turn
  • look away
  • shove aside
  • stave off
  • turn aside
  • turn away
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antonyms for shunt

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  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • help
  • support
  • stay
  • stabilize
  • remain
  • straighten
  • make well
  • develop
  • progress
  • lose
  • continue
  • stay
  • keep
  • hold
  • grow
  • straighten
  • stagnate
  • remain
  • persist
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How to use shunt in a sentence

It’s possible that, if the cold front is shunted farther south and east, it deflects Elsa’s remnants out to sea after sideswiping the Carolinas.
ELSA RAPIDLY STRENGTHENS INTO HURRICANE, COULD AFFECT FLORIDA NEXT WEEKMATTHEW CAPPUCCIJULY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Even if such investigators are trying to be objective, things understood by the irrational to be important triggers will be shunted off into the “questions remain” category.
ELEVATING DOUBT IS THE POINTPHILIP BUMPMAY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The NHL ideally would need to wrap up its postseason before then to ensure that all of the finals games are on NBC and not shunted to a cable network, which would attract far fewer viewers.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE 2021 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFSMATT BONESTEEL, NEIL GREENBERGMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So, it’s not that you’re shunting the bad cells to the placenta — and I know it’s semantics — but it’s that you’re selecting for the good cells in the baby and leaving everything else behind.
NEW GENOMIC STUDY OF PLACENTA FINDS DEEP LINKS TO CANCERMAX KOZLOVAPRIL 8, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
They are shunted around the nation, with little regard for how far from family they go.
COULD D.C. STATEHOOD REACH ALL THE WAY INTO THE PRISON SYSTEM?PETULA DVORAKMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When they wheeled her in with the shunt already in place, she gave us a look, her mouth filled with pain, her eyes filled with fear.
GENE WEINGARTEN: CONFESSIONS OF A COMPASSIONATE HIT MANGENE WEINGARTENFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Once on the subject of jewels, it was difficult to shunt him off on another at short notice.
THE SECOND LATCHKEYCHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
In place of a shunt, the voltmeter uses a coil of wire of high resistance (see R, Fig. 249) in series with the galvanometer coil.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
In other words a voltmeter is connected in shunt, while an ammeter is in series with the circuit as is shown in Fig. 250.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
When two or more conductors are connected in parallel each one is said to be a shunt of the others.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
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WORDS RELATED TO SHUNT

  • avoid
  • deflect
  • deter
  • divert
  • fend off
  • foil
  • forestall
  • frustrate
  • halt
  • look away
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • rule out
  • shove aside
  • shunt
  • stave off
  • turn
  • turn aside
  • turn away
  • ward off
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.