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  Words related to shunt

Related / Similar Words: electrical shunt, bypass

 

Definition:
  • implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body;
  • a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current;
  • a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another; "an arteriovenus shunt";
  • transfer to another track, of trains;
  • provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt;

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    Hyponyms: bypass, portacaval shunt

     

    Part Meronyms: circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit

     

    Derivational Morphology: shunter, electrical shunt, bypass

     

     
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