shunter
noun see shunt I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shunter — [ ʃœ̃te ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1881; de shunt ♦ Anglic. Électr. Munir d un shunt, monter en dérivation. ⇒ court circuiter. N. m. SHUNTAGE . ♢ Fam. Court circuiter (fig.). ● shunter verbe transi …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Shunter — Shunt er, n. (Railroad) A person employed to shunt cars from one track to another. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shunter — Shunt En électricité, un shunt est un dispositif de faible impédance qui permet au courant de passer d un point à un autre d un circuit électrique. Dans ce sens général, shunt est quasiment synonyme de court circuit. Ceci est particulièrement… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • shunter — See shunt. * * * …   Universalium

  • shunter — noun a) A railway locomotive used for shunting; a switcher b) A person who carries out shunting operations Syn: switcher …   Wiktionary

  • shunter — shunt·er || ʃʌntÉ™(r) n. locomotive engine used to move train cars within the train yard; person or thing that shunts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shunter — noun 1》 a small locomotive used for shunting. 2》 a railway worker engaged in such work …   English new terms dictionary

  • shunter — shunt·er …   English syllables

  • shunter — noun a small locomotive used to move cars around but not to make trips • Derivationally related forms: ↑shunt • Hypernyms: ↑locomotive, ↑engine, ↑locomotive engine, ↑railway locomotive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shunter Coen — Infobox Historic Cricketer nationality = South African country = South Africa country abbrev = RSA name = Shunter Coen picture = Cricket no pic.png batting style = Right hand bat bowling style = Right arm bowler tests = 2 test runs = 101 test bat …   Wikipedia

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