What does SHIELDING mean?

Definitions for SHIELDING

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shielding(noun)

    the act of shielding from harm

  2. shielding(noun)

    a shield of lead or concrete intended as a barrier to radiation emitted in nuclear decay

  3. shielding(noun)

    shield consisting of an arrangement of metal mesh or plates designed to protect electronic equipment from ambient electromagnetic interference


  1. shielding(Noun)

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

  2. shielding(Noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shielding

    of Shield

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. shielding

    1. Material of suitable thickness and physical characteristics used to protect personnel from radiation during the manufacture, handling, and transportation of fissionable and radioactive materials. 2. Obstructions which tend to protect personnel or materials from the effects of a nuclear explosion.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SHIELDING in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SHIELDING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Herbert Spencer:

    The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.

  2. Herbert Spencer:

    The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools.

  3. Ilya Yashin:

    If investigators did their work seriously and were not shielding the criminals, Kadyrov and his entourage would have been questioned long ago.

  4. David Albright:

    If they left it in some crowded place, that would be more of the risk. If they kept it together but without shielding, certainly it's not insignificant. You could cause some panic with this. They would want to get this back.

  5. Rex Tillerson:

    There is simply no denying that Russia, by shielding its Syrian ally, has breached its commitments to The United States as a framework guarantor and has betrayed the chemical weapons convention and the United Nations Security Resolution 2118.

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