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Definition of Shunt

Noun: shunt  shúnt

  1. A passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another
    "an arteriovenus shunt"
     
  2. A conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
    - electrical shunt, bypass
     
  3. Implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body
Verb: shunt  shúnt
  1. Transfer to another track, of trains
     
  2. Provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt

See also:
shuns
shunted

Anagrams containing the word shunt

snhtu tshun ntshu untsh hunts