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Definitions of shunt:
  • noun:   implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body
  • noun:   a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
  • noun:   a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another
    Example: "An arteriovenus shunt"
  • verb:   provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt
  • verb:   transfer to another track, of trains

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