Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To turn aside; switch, as a railway car.

Part of speech: noun

A turning aside; the act of switching; a switch.

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Usage examples "shunt":

  1. Robert, too, proved himself a brick; but he's waiting in the passage and we must try to shunt him. - "For the Allinson Honor", Harold Bindloss.
  2. Finally shunt a . - "The Radio Amateur's Hand Book", A. Frederick Collins.
  3. Another bolide may shunt us off our ellipse and even send us to the Moon's surface. - "All Around the Moon", Jules Verne.