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ELECTRICAL SHUNT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does electrical shunt mean? 

ELECTRICAL SHUNT (noun)
  The noun ELECTRICAL SHUNT has 1 sense:

1. a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current

  Familiarity information: ELECTRICAL SHUNT used as a noun is very rare.


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ELECTRICAL SHUNT (noun)


Sense 1electrical shunt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

electrical shunt; shunt; bypass

Hypernyms ("electrical shunt" is a kind of...):

conductor (a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.)

Holonyms ("electrical shunt" is a part of...):

circuit; electric circuit; electrical circuit (an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow)


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