shield has definitions from the field of military
[ verb ] protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm



Used in print

(The Family Fallout Shelter. Office of Civil and Defence...)

- If there are outside windows in the basement corner where you build a shelter , they should be shielded as shown in the Appendix , page 29 .

Basement walls that project above the ground should be shielded as shown in the Appendix , page 29 .

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protect cover blind shielding

[ noun ] a protective covering or structure

Used in print

(Raymond C. Binder et al., editors, Proceedings...)

To reduce heat transfer from the hot gas to this anode holder outside the region of the arc , a carbon shield was attached to the surface providing an air gap of 1/16 inch between the plate and the surface of the anode holder .

In_addition , the inner surface of the carbon shield was covered with aluminum_foil to reduce radiation .

Temperatures of the shield and of the surface of the water_cooled anode holder were measured by thermocouples to account_for heat received by the coolant but not originating from the anode plug .

[ noun ] (military) armor carried on the arm to intercept blows



Used in print

(Jay Williams, The Forger....)

I even ferreted_out the materials from which shields were made - linden wood covered with leather - so I 'd get the light reflections accurate .

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armor pavis escutcheon

[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 17994
[ verb ] hold back a thought or feeling about


harbor harbour


"She is harboring a grudge against him"

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