verb (used with object)
- to divert (a part of a current) by connecting a circuit element in parallel with another.
- to place or furnish with a shunt.
- to divert blood or other fluid by means of a shunt.
- the tube itself.
Origin of shunt
Related formsshunt·er, nounun·shunt·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for shunter
I'm some shunter myself; but I dip the colors to Aunty: she does it so neat and sudden!Torchy, Private Sec.|Sewell Ford
"There'll be some soft jobs going—then," murmured a shunter, who was getting on in years, reflectively.The Secret of the League|Ernest Bramah
This one was a shunter, another was a carpenter, a third was a waggon-builder, and so on.Life in a Railway Factory|Alfred Williams