Definition of "shunted" [shunted]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of shunt. (verb)
  • Fitted with an electrical shunt (adjective)

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Use "shunted" in a sentence
  • "A white van (of course) had been shunted from the side by a bus, slammed on its brakes, and a silver car had neatly slammed into the back of it."
  • "In this paradoxical scenario George is shunted from the masochistic scene and hence denied access to the salvation of the invisible church which Equiano has linked to freedom from the bonds of colonial domination."
  • "His line — "Must be in the front row!" — in a beer commercial where he gets shunted from the box seats to the bleachers became a catchphrase throughout the country."