Definition of Shielding

1. Noun. The act of shielding from harm.

Generic synonyms: Protection
Derivative terms: Shield



2. Noun. A shield of lead or concrete intended as a barrier to radiation emitted in nuclear decay.
Generic synonyms: Shield

3. Noun. Shield consisting of an arrangement of metal mesh or plates designed to protect electronic equipment from ambient electromagnetic interference.
Generic synonyms: Shield

Definition of Shielding

1. Verb. (present participle of shield) ¹

2. Noun. (physics chemistry) The situation, in NMR spectroscopy, in which a local magnetic field is weakened by the presence of neighbouring nuclei ¹

3. Noun. (soccer) Action done by the person with the ball to protect the ball from the defender; the person concerned keeps his body between the ball and the defender. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shielding

1. shield [v] - See also: shield

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shielding

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shield bugs
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shieldbearer
shieldbearers
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shieldbugs
shielddrake
shielddrakes
shielded
shielded twisted pair
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shielding (current term)
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shieldmaidens
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shieldsman
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shieldtails

Literary usage of Shielding

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1904)
"Magnetic shielding in Hollow Iron Cylinders. By James Russell. ... This investigation deals with the shielding which exists within hollow iron cylinders ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1894)
"On the Magnetic shielding of Two Concentric Spherical Shells. By AW RUCKER, FBS The formulae were found which express the shielding of two concentric ..."

3. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"shielding Effectiveness Measurement of the shielding effectiveness of modern materials is very important and useful to industry in achieving immunity in ..."

4. The Electrical Engineer (1893)
"Here the shielding depends on the ratio of the outer to the inner radius, cii/a,,. When the thickness of the shell is ,,',,, of a, the ratio of shielded to ..."

5. War Crimes in Bosnia-Hercegovina by Helsinki Watch (Organization : U.S.), Helsinki Watch, Helsinki Watch (Organization : U.S., Ivana Nizich (1993)
"shielding Principles of international humanitarian law forbid the parties from "shielding," that is, using the presence of the civilian population to ..."

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