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shielding

Noun

1 the act of shielding from harm
2 a shield of lead or concrete intended as a barrier to radiation emitted in nuclear decay
3 shield consisting of an arrangement of metal mesh or plates designed to protect electronic equipment from ambient electromagnetic interference

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Verb

shielding
  1. present participle of shield

Noun

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

Antonyms

Extensive Definition

Shield may refer to:

Protection

Things

Television

Music

  • Shield, a song by Deep Purple

Fiction and legend

Places

* Shield Row, Durham, England

Other

shielding in Bulgarian: Щит (пояснение)
shielding in Czech: Štít (rozcestník)
shielding in German: Schild
shielding in French: Bouclier
shielding in Italian: Shield
shielding in Hebrew: מגן (פירושונים)
shielding in Hungarian: Pajzs (egyértelműsítő lap)
shielding in Dutch: Schild
shielding in Japanese: シールド
shielding in Polish: Tarcza
shielding in Slovak: Štít

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