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The meaning of Shielding

Shielding – definition


Protect from a danger, risk, or unpleasant experience.

Usage examples:

He pulled the cap lower to shield his eyes from the glare

Remain apart from others for a period of time in order to avoid catching an infectious disease to which one may be particularly vulnerable.

Usage examples:

They are shielding to protect their own health

A broad piece of metal or another suitable material, held by straps or a handle attached on one side, used as a protection against blows or missiles.

Usage examples:

Patrick whipped out his new shield and the shield defended against the blow.

A person or thing providing protection.

Usage examples:

A coating of grease provides a shield against abrasive dirt

A large rigid area of the earth's crust, typically of precambrian rock, which has been unaffected by later orogenic episodes, e.g. the canadian shield.

Usage examples:

Their principal outcrops constitute the great precambrian shields of continental crust upon which l…

A method of protecting yourself from a disease that involves staying at home and having as little contact as possible with people from outside your home, because you are at risk of becoming seriously ill if you get the disease

Usage examples:

If you’re clinically extremely vulnerable, you’re strongly advised to stay at home as much as possi…

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Word origin

Old English scild (noun), scildan (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch schild and German Schild, from a base meaning ‘divide, separate’.

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