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Definition of Shunting
ShuntingShunt Shunt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shunted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Shunting.] [Prov. E., to move from, to put off, fr. OE.
shunten, schunten, schounten; cf. D. schuinte a slant, slope,
Icel. skunda to hasten. Cf. Shun.]
1. To shun; to move from. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
2. To cause to move suddenly; to give a sudden start to; to
shove. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Ash.
3. To turn off to one side; especially, to turn off, as a
grain or a car upon a side track; to switch off; to shift.
For shunting your late partner on to me. --T.
4. (Elec.) To provide with a shunt; as, to shunt a
galvanometer. ShuntingShunting Shunt"ing, p. pr. & vb. n. of Shunt. Specif.: vb.
(a) (Railroads) Switching; as, shunting engine, yard, etc.
(b) (Finance) Arbitrage conducted between certain local
markets without the necessity of the exchange involved in
foreign arbitrage. [Great Britain]
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