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shunt

US [ʃʌnt]
UK [ʃʌnt]
  • n.车辆追尾事故;分流管
  • v.使(火车或火车车厢)转轨;调往
  • Web分流器;分路;并联
Simple Present:shunts  Present Participle:shunting  Past Tense:shunted  
shunt
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v.
1.
~ sth
使(火车或火车车厢)转轨to move a train or a coach/car of a train from one track to another
2.
~ sb/sth + adv./prep.
调往,转至(次要的地方)to move sb/sth to a different place, especially a less important one
John was shunted sideways to a job in sales.
约翰被平级调动到销售部门的一个岗位上。
n.
1.
(informal)
车辆追尾事故a road accident in which one vehicle crashes into the back of another
2.
分流管a small tube put in your body in a medical operation to allow the blood or other fluid to flow from one place to another

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