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Noun: shielding  sheel-ding
  1. The act of shielding from harm
     
  2. A shield of lead or concrete intended as a barrier to radiation emitted in nuclear decay
     
  3. Shield consisting of an arrangement of metal mesh or plates designed to protect electronic equipment from ambient electromagnetic interference
Verb: shield  sheeld
  1. Protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
    - screen
     
  2. Hold back a thought or feeling about
    "She is shielding a grudge against him";
    - harbor [N. Amer], harbour [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: shieldings

Type of: conceal, hide, protect, protection, shield

Encyclopedia: Shielding

Shield, The