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Webster 1828 Edition


Shielding

SHIEL'DING

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ppr.
Covering, as with a shield; defending from attack or injury; protected.

Definition 2022


shielding

shielding

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Verb

shielding

  1. present participle of shield

Noun

shielding (plural shieldings)

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

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