Associations to the word «Shielding»


SHIELDING, verb. Present participle of shield
SHIELDING, noun. (physics) (chemistry) The situation, in NMR spectroscopy, in which a local magnetic field is weakened by the presence of neighbouring nuclei
SHIELDING, 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.

Dictionary definition

SHIELDING, noun. The act of shielding from harm.
SHIELDING, noun. A shield of lead or concrete intended as a barrier to radiation emitted in nuclear decay.
SHIELDING, noun. Shield consisting of an arrangement of metal mesh or plates designed to protect electronic equipment from ambient electromagnetic interference.

Wise words

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