Shielding

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English

Verb

shielding

  1. Present participle of shield.

Noun

Shielding (plural Shieldings)
  1. (physics, chemistry) The situation, in NMR spectroscopy, in which a local magnetic field is weakened by the presence of neighbouring nuclei
  2. (soccer) Action done by the person with the ball to protect the ball from the defender; the person concerned keeps his body between the ball and the defender.

Thesaurus

blanketing, cloaking, coating, covering, custodial, defending, defensive, enveloping, fostering, guardian, guarding, immunizing, parental, preventive, prophylactic, protecting, protective, safeguarding, screening, self-defensive, self-preservative, self-protective, sheathing, sheltering, shrouding, tutelary, veiling, vigilant, watchful, wrapping

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