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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shieldingnoun

    the act of shielding from harm

  2. shieldingnoun

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

  3. shieldingnoun

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


  1. shieldingnoun

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

  2. shieldingnoun

    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.

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  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

Examples of shielding in a Sentence

  1. Catherine Seymour:

    The longer you feel lonely the more chronic Mental Health Foundation becomes and actually the harder Mental Health Foundation is to then re-engage in activities, for people who have been shielding, or have had a lot of their socialization opportunities shut down -- which includes many teenagers who haven't been able to go to school and haven't had activities available to them -- it can be much harder to then reintegrate. We lose a certain amount of confidence in our ability to go out into the world.

  2. Amy Klobuchar:

    I don't think that you can look at impeachment hearings without getting the documents -- the House would have to get the documents -- and Attorney General is shielding documents.

  3. Robert Sege:

    Instead of shielding, help them learn the lesson, as long as they are not in danger, things like,' You didn't put your toys away, so instead of playing, you have to clean them up before we can play.' It takes parents out of the loop.

  4. Kevin Grant:

    I just remember shielding Kevin Grant while my sister screamed my name, after the turtle hit the glass, she was literally in shock and kept driving. I was the one covered in blood and telling her to calm down and call 911.

  5. John Kerry:

    Here in Bulgaria, it (the fight on corruption) is not just about strengthening the democracy of the country. It is about providing a climate for investment and shielding the country from those who exploit the situation to gain undue influence over your choices as a nation.

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    easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
    • A. contiguous
    • B. contagious
    • C. soft-witted
    • D. extroversive

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