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.
shunt (Verb) — Transfer to another track, of trains.
shunt (Verb) — Provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt.