Shunt — synonyms, definition

1. shunt (Noun)

2 synonyms
bypass electrical shunt
3 definitions

shunt (Noun) — A passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another. ex. "an arteriovenus shunt"

shunt (Noun) — A conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current.

shunt (Noun) — Implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body.

4 types of
conductor implant passage passageway
2 types
bypass portacaval shunt
3 parts of
circuit electric circuit electrical circuit

2. shunt (Verb)

2 definitions

shunt (Verb) — Transfer to another track, of trains.

shunt (Verb) — Provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt.

3 types of
deviate shift transfer