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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (used especially of machinery) protected by a covering or structure to prevent injury.

Usage examples (37)
  • Houston's Steve Francis is shielded from the basket by
  • Thankfully, in my department we are pretty well shielded from the reps.
  • They nursery at the time had been shielded from the worst of the radiation.
  • Now, apparently, even discussions of the case are to be shielded from the general public. for more
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