Shunt is defined as to turn to another side, or to switch tracks.(verb)
An example of shunt is to move to another lane.
The definition of a shunt is a channel created by a surgeon to allow flow between organs, or the act of switching or changing.(noun)
See shunt in Webster's New World College Dictionary
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: ME schunten < ? or akin to shun
See shunt in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English shunten, to flinch.
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